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Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sun Mar 25, 2007 1:41 pm

Updated list...
The List:
1. Bucky - 9 (Missing Bushpig & Aardvark)
1. Adansonia - 9 (Missing Hedgehog & Aardvark)
1. BushCall - 9 (Missing Hedgehog & Aardvark)
2. Madach - 8 (Missing Hedgehog, Pangolin & Aardwolf)
3. Spot-a-cat - 7 (Missing Hedgehog, Bushpig, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
3. Bouf - 7 (Missing Hedgehog, Bushpig, Pangolin & Aardvark)
3. Jonty1 - 7 (Missing Sidestriped Jackal, Hedgehog, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
4. MarkWildDog - 6 (Missing Sidestriped Jackal, Pangolin, Hedgehog, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
4. Arie - 6 (Missing Hedgehog, Bushpig, Pangolin, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
4. Restio - 6 (Missing Hedgehog, Bushpig, Pangolin, Serval & Aardvark)
4. Bush Baptist - 6 (Missing Hedgehog, Bushpig, Pangolin, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
5. Matthew - 4 (Missing Serval, Sidestriped Jackal, Bushpig, Pangolin, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
6. Gunner - 2 (Missing Civet, Caracal, Serval, Porcupine, Pangolin, Hedgehog, Bushpig, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
6. Batsman - 2 (Missing Civet, Caracal, Serval, Porcupine, Pangolin, Hedgehog, Bushpig, Aardwolf & Aardvark)
6. Wild about cats - 2 (Missing Sidestriped Jackal, Caracal, Serval, Porcupine, Pangolin, Hedgehog, Bushpig, Aardwolf & Aardvark)


BB wrote:What about the honey badger MWD.....Make the elusive eleven the tricky twelve!

Oi! My work never ends... :twisted:

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Unread postby cptphotographer » Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:53 am

Hello All,

I have seen:

African Civet
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal
South African Hedgehog

Off to Kruger for 16 days of in exactly 6 weeks' time!!

Cheerio

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Unread postby mountainview » Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:35 pm

1 - Aardvark [not yet]
2 - Aardwolf [not yet]
3 - African Civet: on the H7 just passed Bobbejaan Krans
4 - Africa Wild Cat - [outside SANparks]
5 - Bushpig: on the S64
6 - Caracal: KTNP
7 - Pangolin [not yet]
8 - Porcupine [Not yet]
9 - Serval [not yet]
10 - Sidestripped Jakal - [outside SANparks]
11- South African Hedgehog - [outside SANparks]
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Unread postby Mads » Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:44 pm

Hallo all,

I have seen all of them but pangolin in the wild, but not all in Kruger.

1. Aardvark:I can not recall that I have them in Kruger but my last sighting was on a night drive at *** :?
2. Aardwolf: Never in Kruger but also at ***.
3. Civet: My favourite animal. I have seen in Tamboti and Biyamiti camp. Also on drives at Orpen, Satara, Lower Sabie.
4. African Wild Cat: On numerous night drives. The last one was on 24 March 2007 at Lower Sabie. In day time on S100. :)
5. Bushpig. I have last seen in Kruger as a child. It was in Pafuri and close to Skukuza very early morning.
6.Caracal: The last time I saw one in Kruger was about 7 years ago between Balule and Bangu waterhole.
7. Pangolin:The most elusive of them all!! The night I see one I will invite the hole camp for a party!!! :roll:
8. Porcupine. I have seen on night drives at Satara and Lower Sabie. The last time was end of October at Lower Sabie.
9. Serval. Numerous times on night drives from L/Sabie. In fact the 6 drives I have seen one every time. Also seen last year on S100 in day time.
10. Side Striped Jackal: It seems to me at the moment there are more Side Striped than Black Back in KNP. Seen always around Lower Sabie. Last time was 2 sightings - 4 animals on the night drive at LowerSabie. See posting under Side Stripe.
11. Hedgehog. Never seen in KNP, but on ***.

P.S. Please let me know where I can see a Pangolin in the wild.

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Unread postby Caracal » Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:35 pm

Aardvark -yes in KTP
Aardwolf -dead one on the way to KTP
African Civet - no
African Wild Cat - plenty in KTP
Bushpig -no
Caracal - no
Pangolin - no
Porcupine - no
Serval -no
Sidestriped Jackal - yes in Kruger
South African Hedgehog - no

This is quite a pathetic list :cry:

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Unread postby bucky » Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:48 pm

You guys better watch it with the dead animals , or else ill claim an aardvark also :lol: .

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Unread postby Jay » Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:22 pm

Aardvark-nope
Aardwolf-nope
African civet-yup on night drive KNP
African Wild cat-yup here where I live
Bushpig-nope
Caracal-yup, dead one where I used to live :(
Pangolin-yup, when I was a child in KNP
Porcupine-yup, up close and real personal where I used to live :lol: (dog got quill up her nose and out through her forehead)
Serval-yup 2x in one morning KNP
Side striped jackal-yup KNP
SA hedgehog-yup KNP-I swear I did! :lol:

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Unread postby Anja » Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:15 pm

I have seen:

African Civet
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal

All in KNP.

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Unread postby BushCall » Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:51 am

Saw a Hedgehog at Woody Cape recently and resaw this Caracal last week...total now 10 with only the Aardvark to come IN a National Park
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Unread postby Wild about cats » Sat Jun 09, 2007 1:42 pm

Awesome Bushcall, I am completly :mrgreen: ...Where did you see it?

BTW saw a side-striped jackal last week in KNP... :D
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Unread postby BushCall » Sat Jun 09, 2007 2:13 pm

Wild about cats wrote:Awesome Bushcall, I am completly :mrgreen: ...Where did you see it?

BTW saw a side-striped jackal last week in KNP... :D


Ja WAC it was in Addo last week where they are thriving> I took about 30 pics and my Dad 4 special pics which will go into his book he will be doing in a few years time. I posted a better pic on the Frontier Parks Forum "7 Caracals" which shows its graceful feline form. Well done on the Side Striped Jackal ...Saw one last about 4 yrs ago but in Dec my Boet and mom stayed in at Shimuwini while we went on a drive and they saw one right in front of the camp by the river in the middle of the day...Not common at all.

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Unread postby eladn » Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:57 pm

African civet - at Marakele
African Wild cat - at KTP, two 1KM apart on the Nossob road.
Porcupine - two, few meters apart in a Satara night drive

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby pirata » Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:57 pm

MarkWildDog wrote:"The Elusive Eleven!"

Aardvark
Aardwolf
African Civet
African Wild Cat
Bushpig
Caracal
Pangolin
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal
South African Hedgehog



How does a bushpig look like? and a Pangolin? sidestriped jackal? or South African Hedgehog??

I think we should only count the ones who have pictures to prove it! :P heheheheh

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Unread postby Haupie » Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:23 pm

i saw pporcupine at letaba during night drive in 2005 and side striped jackal on 7 july 2007 outside satara on his way to a lion kill. theh rest, only on tv and in books....
Camdeboo a real gem


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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby mountainview » Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:41 pm

pirata wrote:I think we should only count the ones who have pictures to prove it! :P heheheheh


It's a matter of integrity, if someone says that they saw a species which they did not then they are only fooling themselves.
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