KTP Leopard: Itumeleng

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Just want to share a sighting with you:

The Nanny
Looks like Mama Springbok was busy and hired a Nanny for the baby. We stayed for one hour with them but not until the probably sad ending.
Even if it's nature, it is strange to see a newborn bokkie and to know that his life will be very short.
Sorry, the pics are not really good but they were quite far away.
From the latest updates in this thread I guess that we saw Itumeleng. It was 04. October 2015 near Urikaruus waterhole

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Wow! A fantastic sighting cruisa!(also a bit sad on the part of the bokkie) You were correct - you saw Itumeleng. :thumbs_up:
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Kgalagadi Leopard identification

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Thank you Dr.Matthew for helping identify the following seen on my recent trip to Kgalagadi.

Itumeleng,seen between Craig Lockhart and Sitzas,15th April 2016

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Itumeleng

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Hi everyone,

We visited KTP recently (TR, KTC, Nossob and Kielie-Krankie) from the 13th of May to the 21st. On the morning of the 15th we were driving south from KTC and saw 3 (which turned out to be 2) leopards in the space of 5km from Dalkeith south to somewhere between Dalkeith and 14th Borehole.

Leopard 1 was Itumeleng at Dalkeith. She came from the west, had a drink, walked about 100m south and disappeared east over the dunes.



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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Itumeleng in the long grass

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Saw Itumeleng at Craig Lockhard water hole on the morning of 26 Sept 16....
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Super sighting Oumie! Many thanks for also posting here. :gflower:
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Itumeleng

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Itumeleng 22 November 2017 @ 06:59
Itumeleng 22 November 2017 @ 06:59

Date: 22 November 2017
Time: 06:57 - 07:01
Place: On road just north (Mata Mata side) of Urikaruus

Single leopard: we were travelling south from Mata Mata. First seen on ridge to our right (west) approaching road. Carried on walking towards
us, down into ditch on (west) side of road, then across road and off across veldt to east.

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@dukla2000 - Lovely sighting of Itumeleng. Many thanks for posting here and reporting to the project. :thumbs_up:
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