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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Dec 21, 2015 4:05 am

WoW!!
Amazing photos everyone :clap:
Thank you so much for sharing your beautiufl photos :gflower:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:29 am

Brilliant picture of this beautiful Lion RoelfA! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by lion queen » Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:16 am

Stunning photos!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

We sure do have the most beautiful lions in KTP!!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:17 am

Youngster fast a sleep at Dalkeith right on the bank of the waterhole!

I'm not so sure how comfy that is???

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:53 am

lion queen wrote:I'm not so sure how comfy that is???


He couldn't care less, he is far away in dreamland! Great photo Lion Queen! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Robbert » Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:08 pm

:zzz :zzz :zzz " " be quiet, sleeping lion ahead!!" :thanx:

Wonderful shot Lion Queen, thanks a lot for sharing!!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:33 am

Thank you for the kind comments :gflower:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:35 am

The king making sure that everyone reads the important information when visiting a wilderness camp

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Robbert » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:14 am

WOW!! :shock: :D
A few months ago we stayed in tent number 11.... it's only a short distance to walk to the pool..... :whistle:

While we were there early in the morning a lioness with two cubs walked through the camp.

When did you see this beautiful boy, Lion Queen?
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:37 am

Robbert, that was the morning of 29 October 2015.

3 Lovely males visited the waterhole and then meandered up to the swimming pool area.

I'll post some more photos now now. They had a ball of a time!

We were in chalet 13 so just behind the pool.

In the week we stayed there we had lions in camp every day.
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:58 am

Making sure reception is open.................

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:20 pm

Then one got hold of the water pipe...........he might have wanted to hose the others down??

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:21 pm

This was in the small opening between the reception building and the storage building

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:26 pm

He then came out

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:06 pm

Wow! These are fantastic sightings Lion Queen! Unbelievable! :clap: :clap: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

I suppose you had to scan the area very well when leaving your tent or arriving back after a drive?! Was that the Kgalagadi Tented Camp? :shock: :shock:
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