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Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:46 am

There is a website called lastest-sightings.com that has real time sightings (locations and photos) of animals in Kruger Park INCLUDING Rhinos? They also have a Facebook page.

I am worried, as no Rhino sightings with locations are allowed on the Sanparks website, or has this changed?

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EDIT - they have informed me they allow photos of Rhinos but not locations.
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby threedogs » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:13 am

I believe it is the policy of Latest Sightings to NOT allow posts with rhino location.
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:21 am

There have not been rhino updates on there in a very long time.
Its against policy. You can see that from reading on the website.
Also .. real time is a relative term :whistle: Depends if you have enough signal to upload your sighting to the website. They are mostly hours delayed ... it is best used as a data base of sightings to build up your knowledge of the productivity of various roads in that season, rather than a tool to find what you are looking for that instant :thumbs_up:
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby suebfly » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:22 am

Have you actually seen the location of Rhino sightnings posted on this site? I never have and have used it on a couple of trips and also have it on Face Book. The person who runs this site is very commited to animal conservation and has a very strict policy about that

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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby Shushin » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:23 am

Jungle Junkie wrote:There is a website called lastest-sightings.com that has real time sightings (locations and photos) of animals in Kruger Park INCLUDING Rhinos? They also have a Facebook page.

I am worried, as no Rhino sightings with locations are allowed on the Sanparks website, or has this changed?

thanks
JJ

EDIT - they have informed me they allow photos of Rhinos but not locations.


I have just looked at the web site and have gone bk 5 days of sightings and cannot find 1 that gives a sighting of a rhino. I am sure the policy is not rhino posting same as the facebook page.
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:26 am

suebfly wrote:Have you actually seen the location of Rhino sightnings posted on this site? I never have and have used it on a couple of trips and also have it on Face Book. The person who runs this site is very commited to animal conservation and has a very strict policy about that

We once upon a time shared rhino locations on this forum, pin up boards in kruger, and social media. But they all stopped around the same time (in 2011 if I remember correctly?)
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby Sheenaugh-Lee » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:28 am

Thats correct cheetah no locations of rhinos have been given since 2011 :)
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:46 am

Definitely no Rhino locations and I do know that on FB you get a notification every morning not to post Rhino sightings..... :thumbs_up:
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Re: Latest-Sightings

Unread postby ossendryver » Wed May 01, 2013 10:18 am

Hi guys.

I started this in december 2011 and since then not 1 single rhino sighting has ever been shared :)

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