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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:39 pm

Arriving at Kamqua in December 2010 after we came over the top dune road from Nossob, we found six lions at the waterhole.

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:24 pm

Surely we have not covered ALL the toilet lions, not to mention the ones at the picnic spots yet! Please find those 'special' photos from your 'archives' and post it here!

This is my signature photo taken in June 2008 at Samevloeiing waterhole near Twee Rivieren in broad daylight. We have visited the Kgalagadi 5 times before and were fortunate enough to see leopards four times.

According to the experts this is leopard Kruiper, one of Maja's second set of twins!


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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby myles » Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:23 pm

@Fotomaljohan - found a few more

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Lion @ Mata Mata (original waterhole)

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Hyena @ Mata Mata (new waterhole)

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Cheetah @ Sitzas

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Leopard @ Urikaruus Camp

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Cheetah @ Kielie Krankie

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby gatita » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:18 am

You should definitely go to Urikaruus.

We had our best lion sighting here in september 2012.

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They entertained us for nearly two hours.
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby gatita » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:55 am

from that sighting

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Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:49 am

Nothing wow, but just to keep this thread going!!!

2007 at 13th Waterhole

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:12 am

2012 Mata Mata waterhole in one evening.............

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Brown Hyena not seeing the Lion and only spotting it when lion made a mock charge.... :big_eyes:

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And what I'm convinced must be a civit???

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Unread postby Scouter » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:16 am

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Houmoed in April 2011

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Under the watertanks at Auchterlonie - Jan 2011

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Houmoed - Oct 2010
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:39 pm

Love the Leopard....for sure a rare sighting

Brown Hyena's at the waterholes.

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In Golden light

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Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:51 am

One of my all time favorites!!!

Samevloeiing 2009

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:56 pm

Agree superb sighting and images PRWIN and Lion Queen :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Three young Males of Kij Kij drinking but keep there eye on the Big Male...

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:55 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:


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Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:58 am

Grootkolk, january 2012... in front the the chalet of the "attendant" :whistle:
who was outside :lol:

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby click click » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:07 pm

What a great thread! I decided to share something special too.

On the evening of 13 March 2013 I spent about 4 hours in Nossob hide which is overlooking the waterhole, and the sightings were great!

There were lots (30+) jackal around the entire evening and they were very quiet most of the time.

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AN_20130313_06145 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

A brownie

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AN_20130313_06157 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

2 female lions, they literally fell down to drink, they were very thirsty and I never knew they could drink so much in one go! Afterwards they walked off towards the dunes.

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AN_20130313_06172 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

6 spotted hyaenas

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AN_20130313_06214 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

A male lion with another female

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AN_20130313_06274 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

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AN_20130313_06280 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

They hanged around for quite a while laying down waiting for something to unexpectedly come for a drink, and then walked towards the dune in the distance. It was when they reached the dune that they started to roar and Nossob became alive with torches storming to the hide. We had a good giggle when we looked around and saw all the lights moving towards the hide. Suddenly there were 3 rows of people in the hide, all trying to see the lions, but they were far off by then. Some people left again soon, but those who decided to hang around were rewarded as the male and female came back to have another drink at 2 more occasions.

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After all the excitement and just before the lights went out another spotted hyaena.

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AN_20130313_06371 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

WHAT A NIGHT! I certainly didn’t feel like going to bed then and would probably have stayed much longer if the power didn't go off for the night.

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:27 pm

At Lijersdraai...in search of Safran... I found :lol:

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