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Genet behaviour

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:49 pm

Before I post anything, I want to make it absolutely clear that we did nothing to encourage this genet. No feeding at all. We were at the fence by the Satara webcam, watching the fire. Returning we came across a couple photographing the genet in front of reception. It caught a grasshopper that was attracted to the headlights of the vehicle by which the guy was making photographs. Something attracted it to my feet. This is what happened:

Be aware of the consequences of feeding and animals in camp losing their fear of humans. If it was a child it would've been far less funny, I'm pretty sure of that.
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Re: Genet behaviour

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:27 am

Thank you for posting this Guinea Pig :gflower: . Never feed the animals in the Kruger National or any other SA National Park.
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Re: Genet behaviour

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:36 am

Quite an experience for you I am sure :D :D but a good time to reinforce that feeding wild animals in the National Parks is tantamount to signing their death warrants.
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