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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by iNkwazi » Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:33 pm

Leopard thinking: How am I gonna get that big boy up this tree? :huh:

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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by fuzzmonkey » Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:34 am

HenriKriek suggested I post these here

fuzzmonkey wrote:I got some similar pics on the Mlondozi road north of Lower Sabie in Dec 2008. Lions being chased by buffalo into some rhino's

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Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by Aat » Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:19 pm

I looked at my pictures for this thread and found these one

This one was near the S137 (lower sabie - crocodile bridge area)
Was photographing the rhino's but at the foreground you see the male lion

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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by Charming1 » Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:42 pm

Fantastic thread - great idea and some really excellent photographs :dance:
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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by RichardJ » Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:17 pm

The other two together

This lion

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This leopard

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and this leopard

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and clips from video (apologies for the quality)

lion and 2 leopards

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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by roaneric » Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:33 pm

WOW richard, it must have been awesome seeing that :clap: :clap: :clap:

This is the best 2 of the big 5 I've got. Image
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by woodlin » Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:12 pm

:D
We once had two lionesses on a buffalo kill, with a rhino at the waterhole behind us and an ellie stroll by - so 4, albeit one dead one! So suppose only three but no - no photo!!
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Tembe & Kgala » Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:21 pm

Not so usual to find lions and leopards on the same shot. i think they try to avoid each other ...

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Nungu » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:21 pm

The mite that gets 5 out of 5 deserves a honorary medal from this forum.... just to get a pic of a leopard and a lion in the same shot is about 1 in a million (as seen by RichardJ in Sprocky's thread).

I can see how you can get 4 out of 5 at a waterhole somewhere - Buffs, Ellies and Rhino will tolerate each other and there might be a lion lazing in the shade or a leopard in a tree... but 5 out of 5??? Highly unlikely :naughty:
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by ndloti » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:58 pm

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Vutomi dam 2 weeks ago . Believe it or not the leopard left as elephants arrived and started wading through the water from the left !
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Micetta » Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:17 pm

What an encredible photo Ndloti :big_eyes: :clap: :clap:

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Flutterby » Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:24 pm

My best is 2 out 5...lion and ellies near Ngotso last September.

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by o-dog » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:57 pm

Cant find photos but couldn't get them all in together anyway.
In the greater KNP saw a large male leopard in a tree with a dead (male) warthog. Attracted by the smell of meat, an old male lion approached the sighting but didn't risk climbing the large tree. The next minute a large Bull elephant came and chased the lion off. This was all right next to a section of the Sand River in which two old male Buffaloes were bathing. So 4 out of 5 at one sighting and all males and would you believe it but leaving the area we saw a Bull Rhino about 300m or so away.
This can be the advantage of visiting during winter in the KNP when the animals really congregate next to the rivers :thumbs_up:
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:34 am

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