Skip to Content

Pangolin

Find, identify and discuss the animals of all the SANParks
User avatar
Albert
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 503
Joined: Tue May 02, 2006 11:07 am
Location: Western Cape

Re: Pangolin sightings in KNP?

Unread post by Albert » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:03 pm

Two Pangolin sightings; one near Berg en Dal at dusk in July (2010), and one near Lower Sabie in January of 2011, middle of the day, go figure! We were showing two French colleagues around, the next day we found a leopard in the middle of the road about 500 metres from the gate at Lower Sabie. I'm starting to think there might benefits to showing Europeans the sights in the KNP!
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

User avatar
Mellory
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 331
Joined: Mon Mar 19, 2007 10:57 am
Location: Gauteng

Re: Pangolin sightings in KNP?

Unread post by Mellory » Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:19 am

Another pic of this beauty.

Image

Image
15th-18th Nov Sand Rive Bush Camp
18th-20st Nov 2015 Tamboti
20th-22nd Nov 2015 Shingwedzi

User avatar
anne-marie
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Posts: 6473
Joined: Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:36 pm
Location: Lausanne (Switzerland)

Re: Pangolin sightings in KNP?

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:21 am

beauty... :hmz: is a great word, but extraordinary, is the good word for me :dance: :clap: :clap:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye
Le Petit Prince

back home...

User avatar
Grantmissy
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
FAC Member (2015)
Posts: 6794
Joined: Mon Nov 30, 2009 9:21 am
Location: SA

Re: Pangolin sightings in KNP?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:19 am

wow for the sighting 8) and the photo's :clap: :clap: :clap:
“Whether it's the best of times or the worst of times, it's the only time we've got.”

User avatar
Mfezi
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 180
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:27 pm
Location: Somewhere

Re: Pangolin sightings in KNP?

Unread post by Mfezi » Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:47 pm

I saw one in June 2000 on my first morning hike on the H2-2 road (Voortrekker road). We were watching something else when we spotted it. When the other animals ran off, it rolled up and the guide took us right up to the Pangolin. I have some nice video footage of it... Then I saw a youngster that had been caught in a snare, but that was outside the Park.

The doggies I have seen a few times on the S25 within 10km of the turn off from the tar road.

User avatar
RosemaryH
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
FAC Member (2015)
Posts: 4125
Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:06 am
Location: Boons NW

Re: Pangolin

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:56 pm

To those fortunate one's who have seen and been able to photograph a Pangolin, you might be interested in submitting your photographs.
Details here SANParks Raises Awareness on World Pangolin Day

I have yet to see one :whistle:
Rose


Return to “Mammals”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


Webcam Highlights

Addo
Submitted by Dibles at 13:21:45
orpen
Submitted by Mischief at 19:47:44
satara
Submitted by Stampajane at 15:45:55
nossob
Submitted by Mischief at 19:48:29