KTP Leopard: Rosa

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KTP Leopard: Rosa

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Posting the following leopards on behalf of rjm:

1.Seen at Grootkolk waterhole on 12 November at 7.03pm.

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I believe this is Rosa- body spots and spots on left hind leg seem to match. Will check what AstroMatt thinks.

2.Seen a few kms south of Grootkolk on 17 November at 6.20am.

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This is Rosa. :thumbs_up: (same sighting as Sharifa's below)
3.Seen at Grootkolk waterhole on 18 November at 5.34 am.

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This is Rosa! :dance: Side spots match.


Lovely sightings! Thanx rjm! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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We saw this leopard on 08.10.2013 just north of Geinab.

I am sorry about the poor quality of the pictures. The leopard was at least 200 metres into the riverbed and it was very hot.

AstroMatt thinks this could be a new leopard but he is not 100% sure. Any ideas?

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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gatida :yaya:

Asked Matthew what he thinks about the leopard being Rosa
as the whisker spots on the right hand side and the facial marks
underneath / next to the left eye seem to match.

He agreed with that ID. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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@Lionspoon - :clap: :clap: :clap:
I must say I thought this was a new leopard, but after discussing this with AstroMatt(and he told me about your e-mail), I can see the spots on the right hand side match with Rosa. Well done, this was not an easy ID! :thumbs_up:
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Rosa

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Name selected by a forumite who posted a sighting of her first

Awesome sighting Astromatt, we heard all about your sightings when speaking to Franco at Grootkolk, we were there the 16-18th December. We spotted what I think is Tebogo or Safran on the morning of the 18th December walking in the riverbed south of Kanagauus being harassed by two jackals. Can you confirm this?

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Ok so I have been chatting to Astromatt and he has confirmed that the leopard I saw between Kanagauus and Lijersdraai on the 18th Dec was Rosa :D

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Thanks for your help Astromatt!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Posting on behalf of rjm:
The next leopard rjm saw - Rosa!
Seen on the 12th of November 2013 at the Grootkolk waterhole at around 7.30pm.

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An interesting fact - rjm last saw Rosa exactly a year before on 12/11/12 at the Grootkolk waterhole, around 7pm. :dance:

rjm - Many thanks for sharing your sightings and pix with us! :thumbs_up:
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