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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri May 03, 2013 8:08 pm

charbel,

Stunning pics and thanks for all the detail and wonderful sounds. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Fri May 03, 2013 10:16 pm

Philip1 wrote:
hilda wrote:Awesome BBJ, Zebra, Warthog and Kudu pictures Charbel! :clap: :clap:
Your birds are also beautiful! :dance: :dance:


:thanx: Charbel, i must agree with Hilda. Stunning! :mrgreen:
I like the presentation of your "Informative" TR. :clap:
Warthogs my favourite.
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Dear Philip,
Thanks. This is the stimulus to go on with it!!!

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Fri May 03, 2013 10:19 pm

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:charbel,

Stunning pics and thanks for all the detail and wonderful sounds. :thumbs_up:


Dear Trrp-trrrrrrrr
Nice you're hearing the sounds!!! Birds need'em to be understood....

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sat May 04, 2013 11:23 pm

Great jackal shots, Charbel,

and to spot warthogs is always fun :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Sat May 04, 2013 11:27 pm

Pumbaa wrote:Great jackal shots, Charbel,

and to spot warthogs is always fun :dance: :dance: :dance:


Hi Pumbaa,
They are really something... We found later some small ones playing, which was great...

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Sun May 05, 2013 9:35 pm

That day we saw two Baboon troops in H7. This posting will be all around baboons and their varied perspectives on the world…

One of the troops was mixed with Impalas. We often saw this intermingling in KNP.

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My wife took this picture of the gorgeous genitals of a female Baboon. How not to fall in love with her?!

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As usual, the Baboons were calmly strolling around the cars in the road. I guess this is stimulated by bad-behaving visitors who throw food for them. We saw this happening, something for the hall of shame, to be shown later in the TR (for chronological reasons).

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This guy was sitting relaxed in the road, exposing his genitals to the passing people… :o)

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Another one was looking meditatively up, pondering about their baboon condition in the world, performing the purest form of baboon metaphysics…

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But metaphysics can always be mixed with some hip-hop moves

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Kids were as usual playing. It is a renewed funny experience to watch the young baboons playing easily or hardly.

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Some were eating on the side of the road, in a relaxed mood.

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One of the troops was, in its turn, on the trees.

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Part of them watched us curiously when we arrived.

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This guy looked a nice baboon being, eating some berries.

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Something going on in the ground?

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Nothing like friends eating back to back.

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Another round of metaphysical baboon thinking.

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When they are not trying to solve the mysteries of their existence, some rough playing in the tree branches is always in the list.

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by hilda » Mon May 06, 2013 7:01 am

Lovely Baboon episode, thank you Charbel! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue May 07, 2013 4:14 am

charbel,

Another great episode with the Baboons. :thumbs_up:

They are always so entertaining . :dance: ..Especially watching all their antics, and frowns on their faces can be very amusing. :lol: :lol:

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Tue May 07, 2013 5:57 am

Dear Trrp-trrrrrrrr and Hilda.
An Hooray for the Baboons!!! Thanks for following...

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Pumbaa » Tue May 07, 2013 1:09 pm

Lovely baboon sequence, Charbel :clap: :clap: :clap:

We always do love watching them as there is always action between them :dance:

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Tue May 07, 2013 1:22 pm

Love the Baboon-show Charbel! We can sit and watch them for hours, they are so entertaining.....
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Wed May 08, 2013 12:57 am

Dear Pumbaa and Super Mongoose
and to put up a Baboon show from the pictures is quite fun!
As I tell my friends, to travel to the parks in South Africa is very economic for me. All in all, it costs something like USD 6,000 from Brazil, but it is four years of fun! Some months planning, which I think it is so fun, 2 weeks there, and three years working on the photos and TR, which is great fun too!!! That's a deal!

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by hilda » Wed May 08, 2013 6:18 am

Not long before you go to the beautiful KTP Charbel! :dance: :dance: Have you been there before? :D
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Wed May 08, 2013 8:29 pm

hilda wrote:Not long before you go to the beautiful KTP Charbel! :dance: :dance: Have you been there before? :D


Never, Hilda! I am really eager to get there... and, at the same time, preparing myself to stay three weeks away from my wife and little daughter (1 year old...)

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu May 09, 2013 6:05 am

I do love baboons :lol: :lol: :lol: the best entertainment in the Park, unless they are tucking into your breakfast.

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