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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:05 pm

I unfortunately don't have a pic, not too sure why except it would have been a very far off shot, but from Mlondozi picnic site a few years back we saw, Ellies, Buffalo, Lions down below and as we left the site there were Rhino walking towards the dam so if we had waited a little while longer it would have been 4 out of 5. :D
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Merel » Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:09 pm

What an exiting stories and pictures.
Here is my pic. Not so exiting but still 3 out of 5 is not a bad score.
It was during the Metsi Metsi trail. We were on our way to a sundowner at Nkumbe when we saw this.

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Cody » Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:49 pm

In august this year we saw An elephant chasing a herd of Buffalo...

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And 4 White Rhino, with an ellie in the background

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We also saw a leopard in a tree with Buffalo underneath but I only got a pic of the leopard, we did get a video with the buffs underneath... but that doesn't help, does it... :thumbs_up:
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Duke Ellieton » Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:02 pm

Seen at Kumana dam on 6 August 2010

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Does 2 leopards + 3 buffaloes = big 5 :wink:

This was a mating pair and we were there for about 15 minutes before the buffs turned up and spoiled the fun

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Donny » Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:14 pm

Thanks for an awesome sequence of photos.

Just wonderful !! :clap:
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by JEG » Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:34 pm

These three were seen on the H10 above the Mlondozi turnoff. The rhino is under the tree on the right with just his hindquarters sticking out.

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Lion and leopard near Lower Sabie. The leopard is in front of the bottom bushes - just his head can be seen. Very small in the foto but i think the leopard was very pleased he was so far away.

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:39 pm

:clap: JEG

btw there are 2 Rhinos on the left as well with just HQ's visible? Or are those Buffs, they look much bigger than the other Buff on the right!
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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by JEG » Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:44 pm

JJ - it was a couple of years ago but i think we only saw the 1 rhino - i think the other hindqtrs on the left were 2 big buffalo bulls. The buff near the rhino was a youngster hence the size diff

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by ils » Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:05 pm

2 out of 5 for us in our trip recently

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by katmal » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:29 am

Sorry here it is!

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by onewithnature » Thu Oct 14, 2010 9:36 am

Seen on S130, Kruger (about half a kilometre from tar road) - Dec 2009:




The Lioness

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The Leopard

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BOTH TOGETHER!

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by Hitman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:14 am

Great job Onewithnature !!!!! :clap:

Very nice to have those 2 on one pic !!!! :cam:

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by onewithnature » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:26 am

Thanks Hitman; first time I've seen any two cat species together! At first, we never noticed the leopard at all! Then my daughter nonchalantly looked up in the tree after I suggested she check there to see what the lioness was constantly looking at from the top of her eyeballs: and there he was!

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Re: The big five in one photo ??

Unread post by n00t » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:51 am

Great pictures guys. I don't have more than 1 of the big 5 in a picture but thought you would enjoy these. Its a leopard fighting off a hyena that was trying to get to its two cubs - the two cubs are in the second picture unfortunately. They were keeping their distance.

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Re: Aiming for 5 out of 5

Unread post by Rookie2009 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:26 pm

Went through many many pics and only found a few with 2 out of the 5 :hmz: - the best one was at
biyamiti camp from the lookout point where we found 4 rhinos against a ellie mother :D :D

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