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white lion cub on S100

Unread post by ruthp » Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:10 pm

Hi there - my daughter sent me a pic of by whats app showing a lioness with 3 cubs that they saw Sat 7 Feb - all different colours - one is white. I've still got to figure if I can get upload the pic on the forum but I wonder if anyone else has seen it?

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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Feb 08, 2015 2:40 pm

I saw a pic of one on F/book seen yesterday.
Very exciting to have another born into one of the prides in that area.

Would love to see the pic Ruthp, do have a look at the How to post pics on the forum
or if you like send me a pm and you can e-mail it to me and I will post it for you. :thumbs_up:

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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:37 pm

This is the pic! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Tessa G » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:11 pm

Thanks Ruthp, what an amazing sighting for your daughter. :clap:
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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by Leanawel » Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:47 pm

Very interesting - thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by Lepardfan » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:07 am

What a special sighting. :mrgreen:

Hope this little fellow makes it to adulthood. :pray:
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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:21 am

Stunning sighting!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by RemiE » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:35 am

Carol g wrote:Wow what a lovely sighting :clap: :clap:


It was a real privilege to have seen the older white cup last weekend, looking strong and healthy………getting news that another was born recently makes me want to return to Satara soonest. :mrgreen:
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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by PietSkiet » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:47 am

All of a sudden August is a very long way away :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Fantastic news that there is now 2 (that I know of). One of the males in the area must have fairly strong white lion genes in him, hopefully this is a good sign of things to come :pray: :pray:
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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by ruthp » Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:50 pm

Mant wrote:Hi,

I'm staying at Satara from the 21 - 24th March. I hope I'll be able to see him.

Samantha


Let us know if you do and post a pic (if you don't know how Elsa will help : :) :wink: :whistle:

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Re: white lion cub on S100

Unread post by Yoda » Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:34 pm

This past December we came to a traffic jam on the S100.
Apparently we had just missed some Lions disappearing into the bush. :cry:
And among them was the white cub.

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White lion in Satara

Unread post by Luren » Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:21 am

Hi all
Apologies if wrong place to post thread. I dont have any pics as proof- will try to get them. My friend stayed at Satara 2 weeks ago and on a game drive the ranger spotted a lioness with 4 small cubs- one being WHITE!

Anyone else heard about that. I know they are uncommon and usually around Timbavati
I will be going there in May- hopefully still see it

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Re: White lion in Satara

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:02 am

Hi Luren

Your friend had a fortunate sighting. It was sighted last week.
Hope you get to see it too on your visit :pray:
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Re: White lion in Satara

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:13 am

There is more to be read about The White Lions of Kruger here too Luren
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