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Re: Leopard

Unread post by StephanieDell » Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:09 pm

WOW! I just clicked on this topic because it was about leopards (one of my favorites) I was delighted to see such awesome pictures! During my trip to KNP in Feb 2017 I almost left a bit disappointed because we didn't see a leopard. As we ventured on our last drive through the park we were lucky to receive a tip to where a young leopard was napping. We headed towards his location and looked for a couple hours... we were about to accept the fact that it wasn't in our cards to see one this time, until.......we spotted him napping in a tree!! Made the trip complete but made it harder for us to leave! I'm looking forward to hopefully seeing many more on my next visit! Here's my leopard picture contribution ------------>
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:46 am

Brilliant sighting ekoppen! :clap: :clap:

Well spotted StephanieDell! Beautiful! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by ekoppen » Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:02 pm

hilda wrote:Brilliant sighting ekoppen! :clap: :clap:


Hi Hilda. Thanks for your comment

Young cub so proud of his kill. H1 3 at S125 junction. Mom is below watching him.
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*****2017*****
Skukuza Oct 27, 28, 29,30,31
Orpen Nov 1, 2
Letaba Nov 4, 5
Oliphants Nov 6, 7, 8
Satara Nov 9, 10, 11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25
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Crocodile Bridge Nov 29, 30
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:32 pm

What a special sighting ekoppen! I bet his mom was just as proud of him as he must have been of himself! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by ekoppen » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:54 pm

Yes Hilda she was certainly a proud mom. We spent the entire day with them

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*****2017*****
Skukuza Oct 27, 28, 29,30,31
Orpen Nov 1, 2
Letaba Nov 4, 5
Oliphants Nov 6, 7, 8
Satara Nov 9, 10, 11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25
Lower Sabi Nov 26, 27,28,
Crocodile Bridge Nov 29, 30
Skukusa Dec 1,2,3,4

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:26 am

Always check the trees when you are driving in the Kruger.

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:27 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:03 am

Leeukos,
Good idea to check the trees :wink: ... and you prooved it!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:03 pm

Very well spotted Leeukos, and very true! I think we have missed a lot of Leopard-in-the-tree sightings in the past! They are so very well camouflaged! :clap: :clap:


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