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help identifying an animal

Unread post by rskippy » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:35 pm

I know this is a long shot as the pics are far away, at night and not too clear. Not even sure if the 2 animals are the same or not? Could someone maybe help me ID them?

Pic #1: I saw this animal just before 11:30pm on 24 July 2009.
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Pic #2: I saw this animal just after 10:15pm on 27 July 2009.
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Unread post by Imberbe » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:52 pm

A little unclear, but I would go for Civet ... both. :wink:
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Unread post by Imberbe » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:53 pm

Imberbe = Combretum imberbe = Leadwood = Hardekool = The spirit of the Wildernis!

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Unread post by mastiffridge » Sun Aug 02, 2009 10:08 am

this is probably a very common animal,but could someone please give me a name? and is that stripes i see on the side of it?
it looks part camel.
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Unread post by Micetta » Sun Aug 02, 2009 10:13 am

mastiffridge they are female kudus!

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Unread post by Aussie Ranger » Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:37 pm

Katja Voth wrote:Image

yes im watching them on the webcam now, strange birds :hmz:
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Re: Orpen Cam 03/08/2009

Unread post by bishop3006 » Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:47 pm

The birds with the impala there? That's the guineafowl flocks that have been frequenting the waterholes lately - you can see them often on both Satara and Orpen.
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread post by mastiffridge » Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:58 pm

hi there,still unsure of what animal this is. pretty sure its the same animal in both photos. any ideas?
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Unread post by bishop3006 » Mon Aug 03, 2009 1:08 pm

Steenbok - Raphicerus campestris
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Unread post by Dotty » Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:21 pm

mastiffridge check this out
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Unread post by bishop3006 » Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:22 pm

Mastiffridge, you're welcome. Steenbok is actually an antelope, one of the small ones. And yes, that link Dotty posted has some good info and excellent pics.
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread post by mastiffridge » Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:27 am

thankyou very much dotty,web cam photo's can be very deceiving,especially at night. i would never have picked that as the same animal. but now i have seen clear photos i can see the resemblance.
very interesting,i actually thought it was some sort of animal similar to a possum.
by the time i visit knp in march 2010 i am hoping to know every animal i see,so thanks for the help guys.
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Unread post by mastiffridge » Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:07 am

lizard ,bird ,? any ideas. :hmz: sorry pic not real good.

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Unread post by Siobain » Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:09 pm

Isn't it perhaps a mongoose or a squirrel?
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Unread post by Aussie Ranger » Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:17 pm

no siobain well just a small bit :lol:

but siobain, sorry it would be too small to be a mongoose, im thinking a mouse or rat, or even if ur really lucky a baby meerkat, thats why its tail is up
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