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Mapungubwe: ANIMALS

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Re: Albino Impala - Western section Mapungubwe

Unread postby Tom124 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 4:30 am

Hi :D

So is this adorable wee impie definitely albino, as I would call it leukistic. :?
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Re: Albino Impala - Western section Mapungubwe

Unread postby Wild about cats » Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:35 am

Hi wendyp :D

Thanks for the photo, what a great thing to see. He's getting quite big already, I wonder if he'll survive to adulthood :hmz:
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Re: Albino Impala - Western section Mapungubwe

Unread postby JoelR » Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:39 am

Tom124 wrote:Hi :D

So is this adorable wee impie definitely albino, as I would call it leukistic. :?


Tom124 is right, it's more likely not albinism but leucism. Great sighting though! 8)

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Re: Mapungubwe: ANIMALS

Unread postby Robbert » Thu May 22, 2014 4:50 pm

The white impala, September 2012

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Re: Mapungubwe: ANIMALS

Unread postby lion queen » Thu May 22, 2014 4:52 pm

So beautiful!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Mapungubwe: ANIMALS

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri May 23, 2014 6:04 am

That is amazing :D What a beauty.

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Re: Mapungubwe: ANIMALS

Unread postby Robbert » Fri May 23, 2014 11:41 am

Hi Meandering Mouse,

Thank you for your comment!
It was indeed an amazing sighting even more exciting because few days before we saw another white impala in the Kruger NP near the kanniedood dam.
I wil try to post some more pictures from the Mapungubwe NP, it's such a lovely place ( even for us, only driving a sedan car)

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