Current Tusker - Ngonyama

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Re: Ngonyama

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Val, brilliantly done, lass!! Wonderful pics.
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Current Tusker - Ngonyama

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Hi,

I have seen the other elephant mentioned in page 1 of this link in Dec 2011 near Mopanie for the first time. Please see below pics:

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He was certainly in good condition and very aggressive. I then saw him again in March 2013 near Letaba. See below pics:

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I have seen this elephant in Dec 2013 and then again in late March 2014 near Phalaborwa gate. He looks in great condition and is a massive elephant.
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Re: Emerging Tusker - Ngonyama

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:thumbs_up: good info. Thanks BerkiSA
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Re: Emerging Tusker - Ngonyama

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We spotted Ngonyama on the S133 between the H14 and the S13 at - 9:12 AM on 30/9/2014. Verified by Kirsty Redman. He really is a BIG BOY!
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Notice the two growths on his Left backside.
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A side view after he had decided that backing a Land Rover up was not that much fun. He completely ignored our Fortuna, but didn't care for the white Land Rover.
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Re: Emerging Tusker - Ngonyama

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:thumbs_up: Great sighting normana53 :D

Thanks for sharing. He is magnificent :)
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lion queen wrote:
K-4S wrote:
Number 2 we saw 3KM North of Letaba on the H1-6 before the S95 loop.





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The Letaba bull is Ngonyama, the thickening on the trunk as well as the shape of the ivory and clean ears are good indicators. I did managed to lighten the image that shows the full left ear and the hole at the tip of the ear is also visible.


Great sighting K-4S - I will move this over to the Ngonyama thread shortly. :thumbs_up:
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