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Re: Rare Antelope in Kruger

Unread post by DirtTrail » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:08 pm

I saw a large herd of about 15 Sable on the H1-1 Napi road between Pretoriuskop and Shitlave Dam turn off on Monday afternoon last week.

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Re: Rare Antelope in Kruger

Unread post by SandyS » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:28 pm

We saw a small herd of Sable, with youngster, near Punda Maria in May this year. When they spotted us spotting them they raced across the road and disappeared into the bush - lovely sighting!

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Re: Rare Antelope in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:33 pm

They are such majestic animals to see so well done to you all! :clap:

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Re: Rare Antelope in Kruger

Unread post by johanrebel » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:57 am

Both sable and roan occur in the Makuleke CNP (i.e. the Limpopo and Luvuvhu river valleys), albeit rarely and singly. Probably strays from Zimbabwe (Gonarezhou).

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Re: Rare antelope sightings

Unread post by SA fan » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:56 pm

Saw both roan and tsessebe on our first trip in 2015. The tsessebe were on Capricorn Loop; the roan were right by the driveway to Mopani camp:
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Re: Rare antelope sightings

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:01 pm

Awesome sightings :thumbs_up:
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Re: Rare antelope sightings

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:13 am

SA fan,
Great sightings :clap: :clap:
Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Rare antelope sightings

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:30 pm

Sable antelope on the slopes of Ship Mountain in August 2017.

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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

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Re: Rare antelope sightings

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:52 pm

We also saw a sharpe's grysbok on the S50 near the Nyawutsi Hide.

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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

2016 Reis Verhaal from Kruger 'Bush' Camps
2013 Mokala and KNP,
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