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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jo » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:00 pm

A quick pic of the Twee Rivieren female on 19/01/09

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jo » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:41 pm

The Urikaruus leopard....I think its a female.
Quality of pic not great, its a still from our video camera.....and it was just before midnight!!!! The bat eared foxes were going mad...thats what woke us :D

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:27 am

Thanx Jo! :thumbs_up: Always great to see a leopard at Urikaruus! We were told that there is a male and female that use the U waterhole and birdbath! (check page 3 for a pic of the U male)
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:59 am

Here is the link for the leopard drinking at the Urikaruus birdbath!

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=8390&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=30" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Edited: Post has disappeared!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:31 pm

@droopy - I think you might have the best chance of seeing a leopard at TR!(3 leopards have been seen around there recently) :thumbs_up:

@Jaraheckes - Welcome to the forum! :D
See the following link explaining how to resize pictures and then upload them -
viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9549
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jaraheckes » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:59 pm

hello wanderw,
thank you for introducing me..... :wink:
This beautyful male leopard was posing for me for nearly one hour at houmed waterhole in dec. 2008....

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:09 pm

Edited: Jaraheckes' leopard is the Houmoed Male - leopard no. 3.10(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide
Thanx Jaraheckes! :thumbs_up: Super pic!
Could this be the grown up cub from bottom of page1? (the Twee Rivieren female's cub,named Jannie, that was born in April 2007)
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jaraheckes » Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:53 pm

hi wanderw, I saw jannie and his mother during my trip in january 2008. this one is jannie in january 2008 Image
what do you think??? here again the one from dec 2008. for me it seems that this one is an older one
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:33 pm

Edited - Jaraheckes' last post - 1st pic Jannie, leopard no. 3.2(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide, 2nd pic Houmoed, leopard no. 3.10 in the ID guide(04042014).

Great pix Jaraheckes! :clap: :mrgreen: But not the same leopard! So you are the first on this thread to post a pic of the Houmoed Male! :wink: a stunning male leopard. :thumbs_up:
As ingrid60 says - You have been very lucky!!! :D

(He is in the territory of the Leeudril male - :hmz: wonder whether he might be the cub of the L male and another female, perhaps the Munro female, who has been very elusive to us in the park, and on this thread)
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Pikasso » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:47 pm

Siwet, first you have to upload your photo to a side dedicated (webshot.com for instance).
Then you must copy the link provided by this host here in the reply window.
Try a little, and if you have problems, tell me what you do, I will try to help.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:28 pm

Edited: Siwet's pix: Houmoed Male - leopard no. 3.10(Historical leopards)in the ID Guide.

@Siwet - Thanx for the lovely pix! :D If you can, check your pix with the pix of the Houmoed Male, posted on page 5 by Jaraheckes, as well as the Leeudril male(posted on page 1 by Eagle Eyes). Would be great to find out which male you saw. Also might be Jannie, the grown cub of the TR female? :hmz:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:06 am

Edited: Houmoed Male - leopard no. 3.10(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide.

Auchterlonie/Kielie Krankie Male?

We saw this male leopard between Auchterlonie and the Kielie Krankie turnoff, in December 2008!

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His right side! (Cropped a lot, not the greatest, apologies!)

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His left side!

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His whisker spots are more visible here. Markings we thought stood out - he has a slanted ‘t’ above his left eye and 3 curving lines of spots on his left cheek/nose. We initially thought that he was the Rooibrak male, but his spot pattern says otherwise.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jo » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:54 pm

Hi wanderw - saw you mentioned the ring of spots under the left eye of the Leeudril male......these pics were taken in July 07.....I think its the Leeudril male although we only really had a good view of his right side, there is one pic where I think you can just see the spots in the ring! We saw him on the slopes north of Rooiputs. I will also try attach a video clip

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:56 pm

Edited: Leeuwdril Male - leopard no. 3.6(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide(04042014).

Hi Jo - your pix look like the Leeuwdril male. I can't be 100% certain though as I only have pix of his left side. :roll: I'm also having trouble seeing the video - I will try again tomorrow. Thanx for the pix and info :thumbs_up: - North of Rooiputs? Wow - he has quite a large range!( Samevloeing, Houmoed, Munroe, Leeudril and Rooiputs)
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by carolz » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:19 am

This is the leopard we saw at Achterlonie
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wonderw - could this be Jannie?
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