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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:49 am

Welcome to the forum ras! :clap:

We look forward to reading all about those amazing sightings!

Can't think of a much better way to wake up than with the roar of a Lion! :D
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by saraf » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:21 pm

Welcome to the forums, ras. Looking forward to your reports. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:36 pm

thanks very much

yesterday i went to assist at Orpen with morning walk and bingo, a male leopard walks right in front of me. just a couple of hundred metres from talamati entrance. unfortunately i was the only witness

later on on the sunset drive we saw two lions and yes i had witnesses.. maybe you may want to be one of those witnesses next time, just don't forget to bring your luck. :D
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:10 am

hello Suebfly. i sure will be around to give you the best of this little world.

there's also my colleague Patrick who may also give you a pleasurable experience. so u have a choice. by the way enjoy your journey and stay at Skukuza

last night drive was great. we saw rhino, white tailed mangoose and oh, a porcupine mother and young were also in the show strutting their stuff... 8)
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:11 am

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we are safe guarded at talamati :wink:

and thanks very much to saraf and rosemaryH for the assistance with photo upload.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:58 pm

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20121212_194621 by rasnku, on Flickr

night drive 12/12/2012 we saw 4 females and two cubs.
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did get a photo of 1 of the cubs but it is eye sore
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:03 am

thanks very much Bush Baptist and Anne-Marie and sure Patson is still here

i don't know what these are...
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:dance:

now im motivated to get a biiiig :cam: ..
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:07 pm

thanx pumbaa

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:dance: and yes it is a pangolin. 1st sighting ever. at the leadwood close to rabelias gate. :dance:

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sunset drive yesterday 15th

any question???
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:06 pm

sure thing. this is a great area. especially the serenity
it's actually for selfish people like me.
when i have a sighting, i want it all to myself :wink:

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almost forgot this 1. from last night sunset drive
he was playing elephant
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:43 pm

Very special sightings of the Pangolin, (which I still have to see) and Sable! :thumbs_up:

Hope he was not playing "Elephant" or chicken with the truck ras? 8)
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:28 pm

thanks Elsa. he was playing big.

lately night drives have been a little quiet but this morning Patrcik my colleague saw a cheetah at fairfield.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:35 am

great SG.. nice sightings indeed

yesterday sunset drive we did find a male lion between Ximangwaneni dam and Muzadzeni picnic spot. will upload pics soon.

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first male lion on a drive at Talamati
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:40 am

morning Forumites

there was a lion drinking at the waterhole just in front of the camp this morning. i tried scouting for a nice pic to no luck.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:54 am

hello forumites

yesterday 10th january at around 16:30 there were 3 male lions right at the concrete dam in front of the camp. this is becoming a habit :D
they just sat there till nightfall and man did we have a nice lullaby from their singing. like all night.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread post by ras » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:55 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Ras...Those sounds are just so special to listen to. :mrgreen:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:


they surely are amazing

last night's night drive i found the same 3 males around fairfield
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