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Re: Addo Park Experiences

Unread post by vinkie » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:17 pm

WOW Ronnie, what a very special sighting :thumbs_up:

I haven't seen Caracals that often.... :whistle: and three caracals at the same time. :shock:
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Unread post by RonnieL » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:41 am

Thanks anne-marie, Delene D & vinkie :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

You guys have no idea how excited and thrilled I was when I spotted these three Caracal
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Unread post by Pumbaa » Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:17 pm

Hi Ronnie,

great zebra close up and for sure that caracal sighting is a once in a life time one :big_eyes: :mrgreen: :big_eyes: :mrgreen:

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Unread post by PJL » Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:59 am

Fabulous caracal sighting Ronnie. :clap: :clap: I bet you couldn't believe your eyes!

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Unread post by RonnieL » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:53 am

Hi Pumbaa & PJL, :)
My eyes nearly popped out when I saw three caracal popping out from under the bush.
On two occasions before I have seen two caracal together, this was the first time of three...... :big_eyes:
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Unread post by RonnieL » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:26 am

Early one morning I had been watching this Black Harrier flying low above the grass making a few unsuccessful attempts at catching some breakfast for itself before perching for this long distance shot.

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Unread post by anne-marie » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:41 am

:shock: on a cactus

superb :clap: ... that is a bird I would like to see :mrgreen:
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:51 am

Ronnie :D

fantastic
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

If I tell Shi about your 3 Caracal sighting, she is going to hate you forever :wink: Shi is in Kruger right now, where I would like to be.. so I think that I am going to tell her, just for revenge. :twisted:

Wondeful Harrier as well. 8)

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Unread post by RonnieL » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:25 am

anne-marie wrote::shock: on a cactus

superb :clap: ... that is a bird I would like to see :mrgreen:

Hi anne-marie,
You are correct the bird was perched on a prickly pear cactus.
I am sure it made sure that it did not hurt itself on those very sharp spines.
They are very beautiful birds :)
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Unread post by RonnieL » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:29 am

Meandering Mouse wrote:Ronnie :D

fantastic
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

she is going to hate you forever :wink: :twisted:

Wondeful Harrier as well. 8) thank you.

Thanks Meandering Mouse :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
I do not mind being hated forever for sightings of this nature :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by RonnieL » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:50 am

One afternoon I watched this small family group of ellies relaxing at a waterhole.
Note the ellie on the right crossing her legs as she is relaxing.
Do we not love crossing our legs while relaxing.... :hmz:

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Because it was a cool afternoon they had only partly covered themselves with new mud giving them this blotchy appearance


I then watched them as they leisurely came strolling past where I was parked

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Unread post by Pumbaa » Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:13 pm

Great red elephant shots, Ronnie :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by RonnieL » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:40 pm

Thanks Pumbaa :thumbs_up:
Another virtual tour of Addo for you :naughty: :dance:
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Unread post by RonnieL » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:42 pm

Early morning Red Hartebeest sighting

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Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:06 pm

nice bum :lol:
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