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Orpen Cam Sightings recorded in April 2005

Discuss the Orpen (KNP), Satara (KNP), Addo and Nossob (KTP) webcams
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Unread post by The Sharky » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:47 am

PCM wrote:Lots of animals but still no elephant :-(

We were wondering what makes up the big 5 our guess is

Lion
Elephant
Giraffe
Rhino
????

are we close?

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The big 5 is: Leopard, Lion, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo
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Unread post by bwana » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:49 am

The term Big 5 was coined by hunters many yonks ago. It referred to the 5 most dangerous animals to meet on foot.

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Unread post by ngala » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:50 am

PCM wrote:Lots of animals but still no elephant :-(

We were wondering what makes up the big 5 our guess is

Lion
Elephant
Giraffe
Rhino
????

are we close?

Cheers
PCM


The big five was named from the days of hunting, they were the five most dangerous animals to hunt.
elephant, leopard, lion, buffalo and rhino

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Unread post by Jaco V » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:51 am

PCM wrote:Lots of animals but still no elephant

We were wondering what makes up the big 5 our guess is

Lion
Elephant
Giraffe
Rhino
????

are we close?

Cheers
PCM


Hi PCM, and from me a welcome as well (although late :oops: )

Nope, you have 3/5, the list is:
Elephant,
Rhino,
Buffalo,
Lion,
Leopard

these where seen, by the hunters of the past, to be the most dangerous animals to hunt, especially if they where wounded.

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Unread post by Jaco V » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:55 am

:lol: Got to love this forum, 1 question, 5 answers, 10 seconds flat.... :lol:
Nobody can say the people here are not help full :)

Mornin everybody .....
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Unread post by PCM » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:55 am

Thanks guys

we're learning heaps here :D

Pigs have been enjoying the mud today

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Unread post by Krokodile » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:20 am

Hi PCM

I expect you'll be searching for good deals on airfares to SA very soon - this place is addictive :?

And that won't be the end of it: once you've been a first time, you will keep wanting to go back. It's like an itch that cannot be scratched - the only relief comes from being there!

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Unread post by ngala » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:23 am

stripes on cam again

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Unread post by The Sharky » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:23 am

Zebra's; ,,Smile to the camera!''
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Unread post by bwana » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:27 am

Lots of Zebra. They certainly sent word out.

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Unread post by PCM » Sun Apr 10, 2005 12:06 pm

A large black and white bird all on it's own

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Unread post by Krokodile » Sun Apr 10, 2005 12:15 pm

Wildebeest and zebra

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Unread post by Jock » Sun Apr 10, 2005 12:32 pm

PCM wrote:A large black and white bird all on it's own

PCM


That is more then likely a Marabou Stork. He often visits the waterhole.
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Unread post by Jock » Sun Apr 10, 2005 12:40 pm

A very brief visit from a large giraffe. Did not stick around for a drink :cry:
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Unread post by DvZ » Sun Apr 10, 2005 12:47 pm

Where are the pics guys? I always look forward to reading these threads after the fact mostly to see pics.

Only one today from Bwana.

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