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Which animals can be seen at the 3 webcams ?

Unread post by flobee » Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:26 pm

Hello,
From my little island (La Réunion), I've been watching the 3 webcams for some times now... and my kids are asking which animals can be seen ? Good questions... but I cannot answer them... :(

Could you help me please?
Thanks a lot.
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Unread post by Illie » Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:33 pm

Maybe you can show them the cam-highligts. That gave my kids a good impression of what they could see.
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Re: Which animals can be seen at the 3 webcams ?

Unread post by Trish van Zyl » Fri Mar 21, 2008 8:06 pm

flobee wrote:Hello,
From my little island (La Réunion), I've been watching the 3 webcams for some times now... and my kids are asking which animals can be seen ? Good questions... but I cannot answer them... :(

Could you help me please?
Thanks a lot.

:lol:
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Hello - this is the first time I have responded to a post and also first time I have tried to include a pic - I really think I found a leopard at Orpen some weeks ago - which was my first 'cat'.

Good luck - the waterholes are amazing.

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Unread post by DuQues » Fri Mar 21, 2008 8:17 pm

That's indeed a leopard. 8)

On the cams it's possible to see all the animals occuring in the respective parks, in fact you have a good chance you'll see animals which you won't see when you're in it, as they are either too shy and run away from cars, or are noctural. (When you're not allowed out of camp.)

Only the smaller ones give a little problem. Sometimes that is. Snakes are hard to see, but! We've had captures of lilac breasted rollers flying away from perching on top of the cam,spiders crawling over the cam... Anything is possible,

Oh! Nearly forgot, even hippo's on Orpen cam! (Water is far away!)
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Unread post by flobee » Sat Mar 22, 2008 7:51 am

That's great ! Thank you all very much !

Go on, come on ! :clap:

Is there also giraffe ?

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Unread post by DinkyBird » Sat Mar 22, 2008 8:55 am

Flobee - yes there are, and we often see them on the Satara cam, so keep watching!
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Unread post by Tilandi » Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:13 pm

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Can somebody identify this bird/animal please?

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Unread post by Freda » Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:40 pm

Difficult one :? an eagle perhaps a martial :?
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Unread post by LadyRaven » Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:46 pm

Nah, I don't think it's an eagle... The beak is in the water on the left... At that angle, it just looks like a ruffled up duck...

No idea what it really is.. but I don't think it's a raptor of any sort.
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Unread post by Tilandi » Sun Apr 06, 2008 8:54 pm

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Maybe this pic could help.
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Is this a jackal?

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Image :| :shock:

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Jackal

Unread post by annalie » Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:06 pm

Hi One-a-Be
Seems like a BJ jackal to me! great shot
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:07 am

Pretty much so, it looks to me. I wonder if you have a Side Striped Jackal there, in which case you have managed a very rare sighting.

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Unread post by christo » Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:50 am

The tip of the tail is not white enough to be a SS in my opinion, but they do occur in the area. I've not seen a ss for a couple of visits now :|
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Webcam Highlights

Addo
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orpen
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satara
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nossob
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