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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:10 pm

:shock: the squirrels are taking over the cams!!!!
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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by vinkie » Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:45 pm

Dibles wrote:When I first started keeping an eye on the cams I spotted this. Any idea what it is?

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It could be a ground squirrel but they aren't on the list of animals in Kruger, another option could be a Woodland Dormouse also known as the Penseelstaartslaapmuis.

The only squirrel that's on the SANParks Krugerlist is the Tree Squirrel but the tree squirrel has a fluffy tail and this animal doesn't
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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by vinkie » Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:47 pm

Lenooops wrote:What about this one ? À squirrel too ? :D

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This is a BBJ when it left the waterhole...
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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by vinkie » Mon Sep 28, 2015 11:01 pm

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Does not look like a jackal...more cat like :?
Any ideas as to what it possibly could be. :hmz:

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It's hard to tell but couldn't it be a Bat-Eared Fox? Sometimes the light gives you the wrong impression of the animal....but the tail seems to have a dark color, the fur is short and the ears look rather big...

It's too small to be a Brown Hyena...
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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by Dibles » Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:40 am

vinkie wrote:It could be a ground squirrel but they aren't on the list of animals in Kruger, another option could be a Woodland Dormouse also known as the Penseelstaartslaapmuis.

The only squirrel that's on the SANParks Krugerlist is the Tree Squirrel but the tree squirrel has a fluffy tail and this animal doesn't


There are actually a few squirrels listed at Kruger but I'm having a hard time deciding which one it could be.

http://www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_tree_squirrel.html
http://www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_moun ... irrel.html
http://www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_cape ... irrel.html

The Woodland Dormouse sure is cute!

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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:58 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Does not look like a jackal...more cat like :?
Any ideas as to what it possibly could be. :hmz:


Thanks to all for trying to ID the night visitor :thumbs_up: ....I am leaning strongly towards Bat-Eared Fox too, seems the most feasible.
:D One consolation ....we are all in agreement it was an animal. :)
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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by Dibles » Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:29 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr, I found this photo of a bat-eared fox. The ears definitely resemble your "animal". :lol:

http://www.sanparks.co.za/gallery/sight ... -waterhole

Bat eared fox at Nossob waterhole.jpg

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Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:59 am

Gosh you guys are such stars, I am learning here!
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Unread post by Billy Goat » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:09 am

This "floodlit" watering hole that the webcam watches over, do any large animals ever visit?
I have only ever seen vast views of nothingness, the odd bird and once I think that I saw a bushpig.
I have looked early morning, mid day, evenings
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Re: Addo Cam 27/10/2015

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:26 am

Warm welcome to the Forum and the cams Billy Goat :thumbs_up:

Billy Goat wrote:This "floodlit" watering hole that the webcam watches over, do any large animals ever visit?
I have only ever seen vast views of nothingness, the odd bird and once I think that I saw a bushpig.
I have looked early morning, mid day, evenings

There is a variety of animals that visit the Addo Cams have a look Addo cam sightings for October... just some of the sightings which were captured by the cammers for the month of October.

Look on the index page under Webcams, you will find all the other monthly Webcam postings as well! :dance:

Hope to see more of you on the cams and posting the sightings as well! :D
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Re: Addo Cam 27/10/2015

Unread post by Billy Goat » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:46 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Warm welcome to the Forum and the cams Billy Goat :thumbs_up:


Look on the index page under Webcams, you will find all the other monthly Webcam postings as well!

Hope to see more of you on the cams and posting the sightings as well! :D


Thank you for the link sent to view the monthly postings. A pleasant surprise to see rhino, elephant, big buck ect.
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honeymoon suite @ orpen

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Re: honeymoon suite @ orpen

Unread post by melph68 » Fri Oct 30, 2015 12:24 am

Very cool sighting thiefbadger 8) 8) 8)

Although I've previously wondered if it was a mother and youngster, rather than a honeymooning couple? :hmz:

Maybe the Orpen Rangers would know :thumbs_up:
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Water in Orpen

Unread post by frisian » Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:25 pm

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Where has all the water gone? :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: Water in Orpen

Unread post by MATTHYS » Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:43 pm

It is still there, Frisian :
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I think more hippo dung than water is showing in the image you posted.
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