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Antelope: Kudu

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by Roan » Sun May 13, 2012 2:31 pm

Nice pics Leeukos. :clap: :clap:
There`s nothing like a big old bull turning blue around the neck, staring down at you!
And then the cows with those big radar dish ears. Absolutely stunning antelope!
Thanks Leeukos!
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Re: Antelope: Kudu

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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by granjan » Fri May 18, 2012 4:25 pm

I saw this beautiful bull near Lower Sabie in April and thought he definitely deserved to be included in this thread.

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kudu bull by jansp, on Flickr

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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by JenB » Fri May 18, 2012 4:32 pm

Wow, there are some magnificent bull pics here! :clap: :clap:

Kudus are definitely my favorite antelope. There is no way one could look into those eyes and not fall in love. :)
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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by 100ponder » Sun May 20, 2012 7:26 am

Hi Buffalo_soldier and Granjan,

Magnificent kudu bulls you two have found !

Both in the high 60" class - now that's BIG !

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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by okie » Sun May 20, 2012 8:30 pm

Seven bulls , enjoying the shade under one tree , seen near Punda last year .

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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by Rookie2009 » Thu May 24, 2012 7:39 am

Had this poser near LS two month ago:

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Re: *~MOST MAGNIFICENT KUDU BULLS~*

Unread post by Roan » Thu May 24, 2012 9:17 pm

WOW! Stunning animal. It sure has a thick muscled neck :big_eyes:
Great pic Rookie2009 :thumbs_up:
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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:25 am

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
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"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:26 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:27 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Wed May 24, 2017 4:16 pm

I see it's been a while since someone posted something about kudu...

After the recent unseasonal May rains this bull got his seasons confused...

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All dollied up he is surely smitten by this pretty...

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Re: Antelope: Kudu

Unread post by RosemaryH » Wed May 24, 2017 9:59 pm

Yes, it has been a while :) Love this picture Johan van Rensburg :D
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