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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:22 am

Brilliant image Willie!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:19 pm

Thanks Jan.
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:38 am

WllieV,
And your photo proves the reason for the notice board!! :clap: :thumbs_up: :whistle:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:14 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Stunning Willie!!! Just love the one with the notification reading!!!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:15 am

The king leading the procession............

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:03 pm

That notice board could not be more clear WillieV! Great shot! :lol: :lol:

Stunning leader Lion Queen! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Sigmund » Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:38 pm

At our first night at Polentswa campsite 1 (June 2016) this guy and a partner walked right by our tent at approximately 21h30, inspected my solar panel, and then proceeded uphill to scare the living daylights out of a couple at campsite 2. (Who by the way arrived in Polentswa way past 19h00 in the dark with some fishy story about not finding their campsite as paid for and pointed out to them at Kaa Gate?? :evil: )

The 2nd night passed uneventful but on the third we were awaken by roars approaching us from the North East at around midnight.

Leaving camp the next morning, we found the male close to Hans Schwabe's grave next to the road and the three females at Polentswa waterhole (which incidentally was bone dry for the whole of four days we spent at Polentswa :( )

They remained mostly stationary as per normal lion custom for most of the day.
The females started stirring and moving about at around 17h00 and the whole group roared around camp for most of the fourth night :D
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:25 pm

Thank you LQ....Sigmund and Willie for some stunning images and sightings :thumbs_up:

Just superb!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:36 pm

Stunning sighting and pictures, thank you Sigmund! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:35 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Just love the Polentswa lions!!!!

Especially the grinning lioness!!!! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by manicwalker » Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:58 am

Great Lion photos :clap: :thumbs_up:
What an amazing time you must have had on your 4th night having them so close and so vocal :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Sigmund » Wed Jul 13, 2016 1:13 pm

Thanks for all the comments. :lol:

Dalkeith July 2016
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:50 pm

Stunning Lion sighting at Dalkeith, with fabulous pictures of them Sigmund! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:38 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Lovely sighting Sigmund!!!

Love the profile photo of the king!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:41 am

Auchterlonie Picnic Lions

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