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Twin (Maja's cub)

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Twin (Maja's cub)

Unread post by Touareg » Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:42 pm

Named Twin to distinguish between the twins of Maja (Twin and No.12)

Here are two pics of two young leopards photographed near Houmoed in June 2010. There is speculation that they may be Maja's kids.

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I will be covering more of their antics in my latest trip report "Touareg and Mattanator experience extreme KTP"
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:23 pm

Edited - Tourareg's post - No. 12, leopard no. 3.4(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide, Twin, leopard no. 4.1(Deceased Individuals) in the ID Guide(04042014).

@Touareg - a lovely sighting! :mrgreen: :thumbs_up:

I think there is a very strong possibility that they are Maja's cubs. They are in her home range(Houmoed is one of her favourite areas), and there have been no other reports of another female leopard with 2 cubs!

No. 12 is left in the picture and Twin is to the right.
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Twin (Maja's cub)

Unread post by JohanBarnard » Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:13 am

Female with 2 cubs
we believe its Maja- before her relocation

About 2-3 km more to Samevloeiings from where we saw the big male and the other female

Date : 13-5-2010

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No.12 on the left and Twin on the right
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:03 am

@JohanBarnard - Fantastic sightings and pix! :clap: :clap: Thank you for posting! :D :thumbs_up:

Female with 2 cubs 13052010 - This is Maja with her last known cubs (no 12 and twin).

You guys certainly have been lucky with leopards! :mrgreen:
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Re: Twin (Maja's cub)

Unread post by barryels » Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:02 pm

It is suspected that Twin was killed by lions between July and December 2010 :( .
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