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S47 - Letaba River Road

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Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:11 am

wildtuinman wrote:Not exactly sure which road you are talking about but I take that it is the gravel road alongside the river before the dam on the back left of the camp. No map no number.

Had a look at the map - that is the S46 and S44 you are talking about then WTM. On the map the road marked as the Letaba River Road is the S47 and is the road one turns left onto just before crossing the high water bridge if you are driving north. It goes to Mingerhout Dam. Certainly a very scenic drive but I have never see much game wise along it.
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:15 pm

arks wrote:Such tranquil pix, DB :D Wonder what it will look like in April 2006??

If there has been a lot of rain before it will be lovely and green and then one does not see that many animals and if it is dry and brown, you'll see more animals so either way you'll win :lol:

April 2004 was the strongest I have ever seen the Letaba flow.
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Unread postby Uwe » Mon Sep 05, 2005 12:57 pm

The S 47 is a favourite of mine in the Letaba area.

Apart from the scenery we've seen Leopard, pride of 10+ lions, and 200+ buff.

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Unread postby Jose » Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:51 pm

S47 has always been nice to me... last Jan it gave me a pride of 11 lions on a giraffe kill. 8)

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Unread postby Loams » Fri Sep 09, 2005 8:52 pm

Each pride of Lions specialise in a particular animal to kill. This pride that takes giraffe in central Kruger. man I would love to see them in action......
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Unread postby Stoffel » Sun Jul 01, 2007 2:31 pm

I saw my very first Sharpe's Grysbok on this road (20 years ago).
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Unread postby seapit1 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:16 am

Hi
When I travelled along this road in July 2006 I saw a male leopard resting under some trees.

By the way, have any of you had a look at the Public Sightings Gallery?
I think on about page ten ( I MIGHT BE WRONG) there is a picture of 5 lions taking down a buffalo, that was sighted on the S47.

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Unread postby Senyetse » Wed Aug 29, 2007 3:22 pm

I saw my very first Sharpe's Grysbok on this road (20 years ago).


Me too, but it was 2 months ago. :lol:
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