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The Kgalagadi Quiz - OQ

Unread post by RosemaryH » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:15 pm

There is always a story behind a name right :D so, which place's name in Kgalagadi would you say tells the tale of a determined wife, who, when her husband started drinking too much and could not complete work on a borehole, rolled up her sleeves and continued with the rest of the drilling herself.
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Unread post by MATTHYS » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:19 pm

Would love to know who this was, Rose ! :clap: to this determined wife 8)
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Unread post by RosemaryH » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:24 pm

A huge :hands: to her Matthys :whistle: :whistle:
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Unread post by grannyb » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:40 pm

Marie se draai?
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Unread post by RosemaryH » Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:16 pm

:hmz: grannyb you are close...not quite :hmz:
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Unread post by grannyb » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:12 pm

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Marie se Gat?
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Unread post by RosemaryH » Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:17 pm

:thumbs_up: grannyb :clap: :clap: Marie se Gat, or “Marie’s Hole”
Thanks to her the animals can quench their thirst :wink:
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Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:49 pm

:( :gflower: :(

Which small animal is one of the rarest animals in the Kgalagadi?
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Unread post by ritad » Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:53 pm

Caracal :hmz:
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Unread post by Philip1 » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:07 pm

ritad wrote:Caracal :hmz:

:( Not what i am looking for, Rita.

A photo was taken of this rare little animal by a certain Scott Ramsay in 2011.
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Rock hyrax/dassie ?
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Unread post by Philip1 » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:59 pm

:gflower: Matthys. :gflower:

"First ever photograph of rare animal in Kgalagadi?
August 20, 2011 By Scott

Gareth and I went out yesterday for an early morning walk at Twee Rivieren with head field guide Jan Kriel, and guests Guillame and Christa Nell. Well, little did we know that it would be such a momentous occasion. Did we see a lion hunting a giraffe? Or a leopard jumping out of a tree onto a gemsbok? If only we were so lucky! But we were witness to one of the rarest animals in the Kgalagadi – the humble dassie, which is apparently one of the most appreciated animals in this semi-desert region.

I come from Cape Town, where dassies – or rock hyraxes as they are known in English – seem to fall out of every rock on Table Mountain. They’re not really that high on anyone’s priority list. But out here in the Kgalagadi, where there are very few rocky areas, seeing a dassie is akin to seeing a leopard in the Cape mountains. Almost impossible.

There it was, perched on a low branch in a camel thorn tree…I was busy packing my camera gear away as it was the end of our walk. But Jan wanted a photograph, so that it could be submitted as formal proof of the existence of dassies in the Kgalagadi. Apparently, the following photographs are the first ever of dassies in this area…fame – yeehaa! Thanks Jan for a great walk…".
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Unread post by MATTHYS » Sat Feb 14, 2015 7:43 pm

Thank you :D , Philip.
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Unread post by Philip1 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:04 am

Where is this place in Kgalagadi? "The borehole was a test. One had to be patient due to the sand that used to collapse almost every time while drilling, the 2,5m casing still on the site above the ground tells the story".
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Unread post by Philip1 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:53 am

:hmz: :(
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