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Kaapsedraai
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Re: Zebra

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:13 am

Have anyone witnessed such grieving behaviour by Burchell's Zebras?

We witnessed this behaviour during a Kruger trip near Satara on S39.
Wild Card blog published this article which summed up this heartache experience
http://www.wildcard.co.za/krugers-grieving-zebras/

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Re: Zebra

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:28 am

manicwalker wrote:I am a firm believer that ALL animals have emotions... :|
and a few years ago while I was in Kruger I watched as some giraffe "morn" the death of one of them :(


I agree.

Kaapsedraai, it is heartbreaking to witness certain things. :cry:
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Re: Zebra

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:13 am

I think Zebras share a deeper bond than we think. I have noticed behaviour in zebras recently in Kruger and non-Sanparks reserves - They are frequently making physical contact, and when they are not eating, I see then very often leaning against each other, resting their heads on each others' backs. On one of the game drives 2 weeks ago, the ranger also commented on the family bonds.

Having said that, I believe all animals feel the loss of their offspring or herd / pack members in some form or another.

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Re: Zebra

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:01 pm

manicwalker, Meandering Mouse and Karin Mitton - thank you for the responses. :thumbs_up: :D

I also enjoyed an amazing incident in ADDO a few years ago when a herd of thirsty zebras trying to intimidate an elephant to move away from a small water hole.
They are really remarkable animals to spend time with. :dance:
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Re: Zebra

Unread post by isinkwe » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:38 pm

Something wrong here
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I have met Kaapsedraai plenty of times , he is not Wild at all , He is a really calm , cool dude Image

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Re: Zebra

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:28 pm

:funny: isinkwe
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