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Antelope: Tssessebe

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Re: Antelope: Tssessebe

Unread postby Sprocky » Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:06 am

Here they are...

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Re: Antelope: Tssessebe

Unread postby Elsa » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:14 pm

These are some of our pics taken on the Capricorn loop in Feb this year.

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This one as can be seen was collared.

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Re: Antelope: Tssessebe

Unread postby okie » Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:44 am

During our visit in September on Shingwedzi-Pafuri road, just a few kilometers north of the Vlakplaas ranger turnoff, came onto a small herd of about 7 Tsessebe , one of which had a very small lamb , probably borne a couple hours previously .
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Having a drink from the milk-bar .

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Still quite uncertain on his pins , with his umbilical cord still clearly visible :

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Re: Antelope: Tssessebe

Unread postby GameChanger » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:59 pm

We came across quite a Few on the Phalaborwa to Shingwedzi Road.
But they do seem few and far between!
I had been there for about 20 years with my parents and only for the first time saw them 2 weeks ago!

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:09 am

I would love people's opinion. This sparked off a debate a few years back. Is this a Lichtensteins, or Tsessebe?

It was taken on the Voortrekker road, close to Pretorius Kop.

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My camera was brand new and my hands were shaking so much that I really did not get a good look.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby ossendryver » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:28 am

Definitely Tsessebe!

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Re: Antelope: Tssessebe

Unread postby okie » Tue May 15, 2012 2:05 pm

We usually see a number of these antelopes during our visits to the north of the park .
This was one of our favourite sightings - a very new-born baby.
Seen last year September north of Babalala


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7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .


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