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Re: Black Rhino

Unread post by Anja Barnard » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:42 am

We saw this last week somewhere in Kruger. Very special

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Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:38 pm

what a superb sighting :dance: :clap:
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Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:55 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Stunning!! Thank you for sharing!!
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Unread post by Carol g » Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:21 pm

What a fantastic sighting, :clap: :clap: you're so lucky, thanks for sharing :gflower:
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Unread post by JeanniR » Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:15 pm

Stunning pic Anja! :clap: :clap:

We also found black rhinos during our December holiday in KNP. For the first time in years :dance:
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Unread post by wmahon465 » Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:24 pm

Over the past 7 trips, we never saw Black Rhino but this year we saw 5 including this one which was not at all nervous walking towards rthe car and slowly crossing the road in front.


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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:05 pm

That is one stunning :cam: of the Blackie , wmahon465. :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by wmahon465 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:06 pm

Was in Kruger late Jan, saw my first blackies:

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Next day saw 2 more .

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Re: Black Rhino

Unread post by Crested Val » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:40 am

You lucky monkey!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Unread post by Hippotragus » Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:44 pm

Very lucky indeed!

In all my trips to various SANParks' parks, provincial parks and private reserves over the years, I have still never seen a Black Rhino. That is even having driven roads where they are "guaranteed"! I know it is "right place, right time", but I think my time should be coming soon - I've tried long enough now!

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Re: Black Rhino

Unread post by Gerhardd » Thu Oct 29, 2015 5:31 pm

I was lucky enough to have seen my 2nd black rhino in 30 odd years in the Kruger Park the past weekend.

I will share photos later of the sighting.

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Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:11 am

A Lucky Sighting Gerhardd, :thumbs_up:
I have yet to see a black rhino in Kruger :whistle:
Look forward to your photos :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:37 am

It really is such a special sighting and why we have to back anti poaching in every way possible.

Gerhard, I look forward to seeing your. :cam:
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Unread post by Gerhardd » Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:31 am

Then the "Bush" decided to give me very very special sighting...

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It lasted maybe 30 seconds but this is the 2nd "Blacky" in 30 odd years for me and I enjoyed every second of it...

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Unread post by Sparrow » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:35 am

Hey Gerhardd what a magic 30 seconds.
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