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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:50 pm

JenB wrote:A bee.



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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby p@m » Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:58 pm

Looks like a large bird taking flight.

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Unread postby Batmad » Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:02 pm

A bee! :shock:
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Unread postby Richprins » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:41 pm

Yes, I think it's a bee! :wink:

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:22 pm

Why is this animal, appearing on the Nossob Webcam (KTP), not regularly found in Kruger National Park?

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Emily86 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:09 am

Well first of all i have to id the animal. Brown Hyena?
If so my theory (having never seen one) would be that they are shy, living in smaller clans than their spotted relatives so are less able to fight off competition from lions etc due to their smaller numbers?
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby billyf » Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:09 am

Brown hyena:

Nocturnal primarily
Solitary animals
Smaller and are generally more timid than spotted hyena.
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:41 pm

Spotted Hyena would out compete BH, pushing them out of territories, dens etc....Brown Hyeanas are well populated in Pilanesberg GR, which has lion, leopard and cheetah..NO spotted Hyeana...BH doen't do much hunting themselves, and recorded kills are not high at all. So I am not so sure that it is because other predators would steal to much of the food, but because they live in clans and move out to feed alone, the Spotties will harrass and probably kill them due to better strength and numbers. I dont know if lions pose much of a threat on BH numbers at all, as BH would never try stealing a kill, and will eat only the minimal scraps that are left, because they feed (besides scavanging) on ostrich eggs, insects, reptiles, small mammals etc....posing no threat to the larger predators.

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:14 pm

:clap: Yes, it is the Brown Hyena.

And yes, the main reason seems to be competition with other predators, especially Spotted Hyena. I do think that lion do have an influence too, but in areas such as KTP the density of lions are a lot less, than in KNP.
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Batmad » Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:16 pm

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1- Explain How Hyenas Hunt

2- Give one interesting fact about this animal
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby p@m » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:20 pm

If I answer this one, do I have to post the next one ? :lol:

1- Explain How Hyenas Hunt


They hunt by running their prey down (and sometimes cornering it against a fence, or other obstacle). Usually a group of hyena will hunt together.

2- Give one interesting fact about this animal


The dominant female has first go at the kill as she needs to eat quickly to get back to the den to suckle her cubs, who rely on her milk for their first 7 or 8 months.

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:31 pm

p@m wrote:If I answer this one, do I have to post the next one ? :lol:


No, its an OQ! :wink:

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Batmad » Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:49 pm

Well done P@m :clap: :clap:

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby p@m » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:03 pm

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Spotted Cat » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:00 pm

Hope it's OK to post one while we're waiting for Batmad ...

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