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Orpen Cam Sightings recorded in May 2005

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Unread post by Freda » Thu May 19, 2005 7:42 pm

They are probably the most powerful of the predators from a power to weight ratio.
Amazing creatures.

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Unread post by gwendolen » Thu May 19, 2005 8:03 pm

Freda wrote:They are probably the most powerful of the predators from a power to weight ratio.
Amazing creatures.


Nah, ants are stronger.

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Unread post by Jose » Thu May 19, 2005 8:12 pm

gwendolen wrote:
Freda wrote:They are probably the most powerful of the predators from a power to weight ratio.
Amazing creatures.


Nah, ants are stronger.


I think Gwen may have a point there, Freda. :lol:

I see the rook has been replaced with the old familiar penguin?

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Unread post by Freda » Thu May 19, 2005 8:17 pm

I think she has :lol:
I've also seen ants climbing up trees.

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Unread post by gwendolen » Thu May 19, 2005 8:18 pm

Jose wrote:I see the rook has been replaced with the old familiar penguin?


Yes. The old familiar penguin threatend to wake me up every morning at 5 if I didn't put him back up.

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Unread post by DinkyBird » Thu May 19, 2005 8:26 pm

Freda wrote:I think she has :lol:
I've also seen ants climbing up trees.
Amazing creatures to watch - even climbing bathroom walls with prey many times their size!! My heart aches for them when they have put so much effort into moving a dead moth or such and then drop it when they are nearly there......

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Unread post by Guinea Pig » Thu May 19, 2005 8:29 pm

DinkyBird wrote:
Freda wrote:I think she has :lol:
I've also seen ants climbing up trees.
Amazing creatures to watch - even climbing bathroom walls with prey many times their size!! My heart aches for them when they have put so much effort into moving a dead moth or such and then drop it when they are nearly there......


That would be typical DinkyBird behaviour. :lol:
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Unread post by Jose » Thu May 19, 2005 8:29 pm

Freda wrote:I think she has :lol:
I've also seen ants climbing up trees.


:lol: :lol: Stashing their kill? Watch it... before we know we will have to put up with an AITS club as well. :roll:

[edit]or better make that the AINTS club, we can cover everything under it AIN'TSo[/edit]
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Unread post by DinkyBird » Thu May 19, 2005 8:38 pm

Guinea Pig wrote:
DinkyBird wrote:
Freda wrote:I think she has :lol:
I've also seen ants climbing up trees.
Amazing creatures to watch - even climbing bathroom walls with prey many times their size!! My heart aches for them when they have put so much effort into moving a dead moth or such and then drop it when they are nearly there......


That would be typical DinkyBird behaviour. :lol:
GP - I never got to see an antlion but I did see an ant being 'caught' as it crossed the 'den'. Made quite a noise and gave a good fight - that was what attracted my attention in the first place.

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Unread post by Jose » Thu May 19, 2005 11:34 pm

Shadow of ellie bum on left side couple of minutes ago and buffalo having a drink now. :D

Good night.

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Unread post by Tabs » Thu May 19, 2005 11:47 pm

Ellie on the far right back...... darn, where did he go?

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Unread post by madach » Thu May 19, 2005 11:51 pm

Tabs wrote:Ellie on the far right back...... darn, where did he go?


$@&#*@!

Missed it :(

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Unread post by Wild@Heart » Fri May 20, 2005 6:34 am

Nice picture of the waterhole this morning.
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NO TO HOTEL DEVELOPMENT IN KRUGER

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Unread post by Guinea Pig » Fri May 20, 2005 8:51 am

I'm going to need your help here people:

We want to keep the sightings thread for just that - Sightings on cam. It must be immensely frustrating going online in the evenings and trying to figure out the whats, the wherefors and the whys. Follow this link for all the good mornings and other chit chat.

Thanx everybody! :D
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Unread post by Danie » Fri May 20, 2005 8:52 am

It is overcast and cool in Kruger National Park (southern part) at the moment. 60% rain forecasted for this area for today..no rain yet but 100% cloud cover here in Skukuza at the moment...

Cam activity is usually lower in conditions like this...
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