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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:00 am

Hello everyone!

This Monday has produced a lot of cam activity - albeit mostly generic game. I've compiled quite a lengthy shortlist, so please enjoy 8)

Yesterday's results:

Daily -

1. No. 7, Hyena with mirror image on 8 points
2. No. 6, Oryx gathering on 6 points
3. No. 1, Wildebeest melee on 6 points

Weekly -

1. No. 6, Leopard sating its thirst on 17 points
2. No. 14, Two cheetahs at Nossob on 15 points
3. No. 2, Beautiful kudu bull on 12 points
4. No. 7, Lion leaving Orpen on 11 points
5. No. 13, Tawny eagle on 7 points

No-one got either combination :(

Please choose 5 pics today:

1. A lot of hyena activity - perhaps a kill?
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2. Orpen BBJ does its pancake impression
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3. Wildebeest scrummage
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4. It's that bloody hyena again
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5. Dancing ellie
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6. Duiker gleaming in the spotlight
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7. Lonely Addo ellie
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8. Cute calves amongst their herd
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9. As soon as one arrives, the other leaves
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10. All in favour of donating to the mobile webcam project, raise your trunks!
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11. Kudu bull chewing the cud
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12. Orpen kudus
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13. BBJ sharing Nossob with an oryx
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14. Blurry SSJ
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15. Two gemsbok
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16. Juvenile kudu ewe
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17. Zebra and wildebeest at a WORKING Satara!!!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:19 pm

Hi all!

Today the UK has enjoyed a gold medal day :dance: 2 to be precise, and even though we can't compete with the likes of China, we're still very proud :D To make things even better, today we have our July Monthly Selection!!!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 5, Hyenas and BBJ sharing the Satara waterhole on 13 points
2. No. 4, Early morning sunshine on 6 points
3. No. 1, Young male fake!!! lion on 6 points

Unsurprisingly, no-one got this selection right.

Please choose 3 daily pics:

1. Feathery friend
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2. Buffalo wants a staring competiton with the cam
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3. Generic game
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4. Giraffe in the bush
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5. King of the Kalahari
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6. Kudus seem to have settled in near Nossob
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7. Landing owl
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8. Return of Felix/Felicity!
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9. Utopic Addo sky
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And please choose 5 monthly pics:

1. Beautiful kudu bull
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2. Brown hyena at Nossob
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3. "I like you, do you like me too?"
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4. Leopard at Orpen again
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5. Leopard returns to Orpen
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6. Leopard sating its thirst
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7. Lioness eyeing up a gemsbok
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8. Mr. Handsome looking very nice
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9. Ringo drinking
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10. Spot the spots
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11.Two cheetahs at Nossob
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:39 pm

Hi all! :hello:

I'm entertaining tonight, so just a quick post from me....

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 5, Honey badger! on 18 points
2. No. 4, AWC becomes a regular visitor again on 14 points
3. No. 2, Big herd of elephants on 5 points

Congrats to picnic and melrockson - you got the right combination! :great:

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Battle-scarred buffs
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2. Satara hyena ventures close to the cam
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3. Duiker by dawn
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4. Twisty trunk
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5. Ellies flapping their ears at a fellow "Big Five" member
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6. Honey badger duo
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7. Orpen hyena padding around
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8. Oryx having a drink
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Back from beautiful Botswana - a long time to wait, but KNP and KTP planned for 2016!

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:00 am

Hi all!

Sorry about the tardiness of this post. We had a thunderstorm this afternoon and power was only just restored. And, of course, I immediately rushed to post the second preliminary round of YFS 2010-11! Don't forget to vote their also!

Yesterday's results:

Daily -

1. No. 6, AWC on a mission with 11 points
2. No. 1, Ringo visits Satara more often now on 8 points
3. No. 2, Nice young elephant on 3 points

Weekly:

1. No. 8, King of the Kalahari on 16 points
2. No. 14, Ringo visits Satara again on 11 points
3. No. 15, A BBJ and an AWC come for a drink on 10 points
4. No. 11, AWC becomes a regular visitor on 8 points
5. No. 13, Honey badger duo on 5 points

No-one got the weekly selection right, but I got the daily selection right (pure luck, I can assure you!)

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Buffalo ruminating
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2. Drinking giraffe
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3. Half a giraffe
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4. Nocturnal zebras
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5. Picturesque Kruger dawn
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6. Ringo makes a quick move from Satara to Orpen
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7. Squirrel
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8. SSJ showing off its side-stripe
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:50 pm

Hi all

I hope everyone is well.

Please don't forget to vote in the second and final preliminary annual round of YFS!!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 9, Honey badger makes quick appearance on 13 points
2. No. 1, African Wild Cat caught on cam on 9 points
3. No. 4, Massiver herd of cape buffalo on 8 points

Tom124 had the matching combination :dance:

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. BBJ hanging around
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2. Wildebeest herd
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3. Daggha boys
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4. Danie ought to be getting a commission from Canon!
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5. Orpen ellie pair
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6. Satara sighting of an unusual variety
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7. Zebras perusing
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:03 pm

Hi all!

In addition to today's daily sightings, please visit the annual YFS thread for 2010-11. Oh boy, what a selection there is over there....

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 1, Dust storm at Nossob on 13 points
2. No. 2, Collared elephant at Orpen on 7 points
3. No. 8, Hectic at the waterhole on 5 points

Sadly, no-one got the correct combination...

Please choose 3 pics from a decent selection:

1. Brian in the dark
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2. Elephant duo
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3. Hippo on a late night wander
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4. Kudu ewes
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5. Leopard as the sun begins to rise
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6. Magnificent male kudu in the early hours
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7. Oryx as the light begins to fade
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8. Starling replaces Kibo
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9. Horses in pyjamas
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:33 pm

Hi all

I'm away until the 20th, so this will be my last YFS post for a while. It's with great sadness that we have to say goodbye to the Olympics for another four years... but I feel is gone very very well. The athletes did themselves and their respective countries proud. Enjoy the Closing Ceremony tonight, and don't forget to vote in the annual YFS selection!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 7, Ringo speeding past the cam on 18 points
2. No. 1, Giraffe on 12 points
3. No. 8, Ellie family returns on 8 points
4. No. 5, Duiker comes for a late afternoon drink on 5 points

No-one got the matching selection.

Please choose 4 daily pics:

1. BBJ during the day
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2. Satara ellie
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3. Felix after a lengthy catnap
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4. Paddling hyaena
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5. Pretty oryx
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6. Side-striped jackal
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7. Young male kudu
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8. Stripes
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9. Brian during an extended drink
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And please choose 5 weekly pics:

1. African Wild Cat caught on cam
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2. AWC on a mission
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3. BBJ hanging around
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4. Collared elephant at Orpen
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5. Daggha boys
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6. Dust storm at Nossob
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7. Giraffe
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8. Honey badger makes a quick appearance
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9. Hippo on a late night wander
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10. Leopard as the sun begins to rise
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11. Nocturnal zebras
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12. Ringo makes a quick move from Satara to Orpen
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13. Ringo speeding past the cam
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14. Ringo visits Satara more often now
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:58 pm

Hi all!

Today we are lucky enough to not only have a breath-taking daily selection, but also a great weekly selection. Simply enjoy!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 1, Early hyena on 16 points
2. No. 11, Gemsbok on the run on 10 points
3. No. 5, Kibo keeping a close eye on the elephants on 7 points
4. No. 8, Big elephant group on 5 points

No-one got the matching selection!

Please choose 4 daily pics:

1. Addo birdlife
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2. Brian is surrounded!
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3. Ellie herd drinking
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4. Kudu ewe
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5. Kudu herd
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6. Leopard facing the waterhole
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7. Leopard lying down
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8. Pair of mongooses
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9. Spottie in the early morning
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Please choose 5 weekly pics:

1. A spot lit hyena
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2. Big ellie family
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3. Big giraffe
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4. Cheeky bird
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5. Early hyena
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6. Early lion visit
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7. Eland at Nossob
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8. Felix after a lengthy catnap
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9. Gemsbok on the run
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10. Gracious leopard
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11. Mr. Handsome back again
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12. Mrs. Handsome
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13. New Addo photo model
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14. Pretty oryx
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15. Ringo
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16. Two jackals not on speaking terms
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17. Warthog close up
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18. Wonderful leopard
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:42 pm

Hi all

We've enjoyed a great few days on cam! It's been fantastic to see just how many rare and elusive snaps we've collected recently.

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 2, Genet caught on cam on 19 points
2. No. 4, Magnificent kudu bull on 11 points
3. No. 6, Ellie approaching the cam on 9 points
4. No. 9, Lazy BBJ on 7 points

No-one got the right combination :(

Please choose 4 pics today:

1. BBJ with a kill?
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2. Brownie after hours
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3. Perching
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4. Dust hanging over Nossob
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5. Giraffe wetting its lips
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6. Jumping wildebeest
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7. Kibo returns
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8. Leopard is becoming almost regular
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9. Oryx duo
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10. Oxpecker close up
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11. Secretary birds en masse
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:34 pm

Hi all

We are having great luck with a series of leopard sightings at Orpen recently - needless to say they feature in today's shortlist...

Yesterday's results:

Daily -

1. No. 4, Leopard visiting Orpen on a daily basis on 14 points
2. No. 9, Nice duiker on 6 points
3. No. 6, BBJ looking around on 6 points

Weekly -

1. No. 13, Last but not least a real highlight on 27 points
2. No. 7, Genet caught on cam on 24 points
3. No. 2, Gemsbok on the run on 15 points
4. No. 8, Magnificent kudu bull on 12 points
5. No. 10, Leopard is becoming almost regular on 12 points
6. No. 14, Wonderful cape buffalo on 10 points

No-one got either selection :(

Please choose 4 pics today:

1. Seated baboon
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2. Ellie overshadows Satara
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3. Giraffe pair
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4. Hyaena during daylight hours
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5. Kibo in profile
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6. Kudus
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7. Leopard sitting upright
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8. Stocky leopard
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9. Glow-in-the-dark zebras
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:31 pm

Hi all

I hope everyone is well - it's been quite a nice day at the waterholes for us cammers. I'm a little tired as I'm busy with university applications for my son :roll: Interestingly, I may have convinced him to apply to Pretoria! Anyway, enjoy the selection!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 8, Heron in the mist on 9 points
2. No. 1, Big ellie family on 9 points
3. No. 6, Busy waterhole on 7 points

No-one got the right combination :doh:

Please choose 3 pics again today:

1. Baboon mid-stride
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2. Ellie close to the Addo cam
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3. Herds going to and fro
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4. Jackal chasing birds
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5. Oryx and jackals
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6. Orpen kudus
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7. ...And their Satara cousins
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8. Early morning spotties
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9. Two of the Big Five
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10. Zebra foal
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:37 pm

Hi all

Unfortunately Orpen is down at the moment. Let's hope it's up again soon! Luckily we have an excellent monthly selection tonight!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 2, Drinking giraffe on 9 points
2. No. 6, Strange drinking position on 7 points
3. No. 1, Hare at Addo on 7 points

Congrats Melrockson! You got the right combination :D :D

Please choose 3 daily pictures:

1. Feline features at Satara
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2. Birds of prey
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3. Brownie after dark
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4. Reflected horns
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5. Hyaena paddling
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6. Kudus at Orpen
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7. Giraffe cut in two
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8. Satara zebras
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Please choose 5 from a leopard-heavy monthly selection:

1. A BBJ and an AWC come for a drink
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2. Eland at Nossob
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3. Gemsbok on the run
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4. Genet caught on cam
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5. Gracious leopard
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6. Honey badger makes a quick appearance
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7. Hippo on a late night wander
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8. King of the Kalahari
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9. Last, but not least, a real highlight
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10. Leopard as the sun begins to rise
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11. Ringo visits again
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12. Wonderful leopard
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Unread post by Tom124 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 9:59 pm

Hi all!

I'm afraid I'm rather under the weather tonight, so just a quick post.

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 2, Drinking lioness on 12 points
2. No. 5, Spottie and the BBJ gang on 7 points
3. No. 1, Sandstorm at Nossob on 4 points

Well done Anne-Marie and Schtick, you got the correct combination!

Please choose 3 daily pictures:

1. Satara baboon
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2. Blurry Felix
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3. Brownie under the spotlight
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4. Ellie pair
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5. Addo herd
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6. Kibo being ever-watchful
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7. Zebras
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Please choose 5 weekly pictures:

1. Big ellie family
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2. Birds of prey
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3. Drinking giraffe
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4. Drinking lioness
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5. Ellie close to the Addo cam
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6. Feline features at Satara
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7. Heron in the mist
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8. Jackal chasing birds
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9. Leopard sitting upright
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10. Leopard visiting Orpen on a daily basis
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11. Nice duiker
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12. Spottie and the BBJ gang
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13. Stocky leopard
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14. Strange drinking position
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Unread post by Tom124 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:52 pm

Hi all

Thanks for voting Nina! And also thanks MRO, I do feel a little better - despite that tough weekly choice :P

Yesterday's results:

Daily -

1. No. 5, Addo herd on 9 points
2. No. 4, Ellie pair on 9 points
3. No. 3, Brownie under the spotlight with 7 points

Weekly -

1. No. 9, Leopard sitting upright on 19 points
2. No. 13, Stocky leopard on 17 points
3. No. 4, Drinking lioness on 13 points
4. No. 6, Feline features at Satara on 5 points
5. No. 12, Spottie and the BBJ gang on 5 points

Congrats to Melrockson who got the correct daily combination!

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Stalking BBJ
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2. Duiker near the cam
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3. Orpen raffy
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4. Kibo is still there
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5. Kudu at pace
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6. Noble-looking kudu
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7. Early oryx
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8. Stripes
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Tom124 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:39 pm

Hi all

The rain has rolled into KNP for the first time in a long time! It's great to see the parks get some thirst-quenching rain :D

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 4, Jumpy zebra on 9 points
2. No. 3, Hyena at Addo on 8 points
3. No. 1, Two elephants drinking on 5 points

Well done Vinkie, you got the right combination!

Please choose 3 pics tonight:

1. Artistic wildebeest shot
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2. BBJ chase
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3. Brown hyena in daylight
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4. Ellie in the drizzle
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5. Mr. and Mrs. Kibo
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6. Spottie unusually early
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7. Zebras paddling in puddles
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