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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:58 am

Today I would like to learn more about this???
Is it a type of fruit..... I thought it was rather unusual as well as had such a vibrant colour.
If someone could help with ID please. 8)

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:37 am

Goodness, that does look interesting, Trrp. I do hope that someone can help you there.

I do enjoy the Kruger plants. This was taken at Lake Panic.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:40 am

:hmz: Trrp. Not sure what the fruit is but perhaps some kind of a wild cucumber ?
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:52 am

Grantmissy wrote::hmz: Trrp. Not sure what the fruit is but perhaps some kind of a wild cucumber ?


Thanks GM :thumbs_up: ...will post in the Plants thread as well maybe an expert will see and help with ID. 8)

Today I will be searching for the small critters.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:55 am

Trrp, I do love your small critter. :lol: :lol: :lol: Ready to take on the world.

Another kind of small critter on the way to Tambotie.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:10 am

Good idea Trrp :thumbs_up: . I am also now very curious :?. I went through all my field guides yesterday evening but I did not see a photo of such a fruit :hmz: They say in the field guides that wild cucumber fruits are on average the size of a chicken egg but that fruit in your photo looks much bigger :hmz:.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by mizzbee » Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:37 am

It could be the Horn melon aka African horned cucumber Trrp which has it’s origins in The Kalahari and Africa. It is cultivated in New Zealand although considered invasive and a poisonous weed.
I agree GM, Trrp's fruit also looks bigger than the wild cucumber fruits /horned melon.
I doubt if I am going to rest until there is a poitive ID for this fruit.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:35 am

@ MM the squirrels are always such a joy to watch. :dance:

@ Thanks Mizzbee & GM :thumbs_up:
I have posted in the plant thread, as I am also very curious. :? Hope someone will see it and respond. :pray:

Today slowly ambling along appreciating every little thing Kruger wishes to offer.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by dellac » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:27 am

Sorry to be boring but I would like to be in the land of nod :wall: :wall:

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:29 am

Mizzbee, GM.. just loving your commentary and participation.

I agree, Trrp, these are the moments I hold onto.

Dellac, enjoy the land of nod. :wink:

I took this while returning to Satara one late afternoon. The sun was giving the grass such a magical glow. I wished to hold onto it forever.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Carol g » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:48 am

Beautiful MM :clap: :clap:
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:29 am

Today I would like to sit on a bench next to the Letaba river and spare a thought for those who need it. That river view always makes me think of the Cycle of Life.
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by mizzbee » Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:39 pm

Carol g wrote:Beautiful MM :clap: :clap:
Ditto!!!. Awesome photo MM
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:26 am

Thanks to all who are following this thread :gflower:

I always enjoy the sight of hippos basking in the sun. Who ever could believe that these docile looking creatures are responsible for so many deaths?

GM, I have a feeling that this picture might have been taken close to Letaba.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:32 am

8) :cam: MM. :doh: I sure do not want to bump into a Hippo on foot :| .
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