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Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:59 pm

Sightings update:

1) Mpho - was seen around Leeudril near the beginning of March.
2) Auchterlonie Female(Mpho's mom) - has been seen back on the Auob side, last sighting was on the 6th of April, between Kamfersboom and Auchterlonie.
3) Itumeleng - was seen stalking a herd of gemsbok(8th March) and a herd of springbok(12th March) between Urikaruus and 13th borehole.
4) Urinanib - last seen at Gemsbokplein(5th March), being chased up a tree by lions.
5) Balete - last seen at Kaspersdraai on the 13th of March.
6) Rosa - not that recent but she is not seen that often - Rosa was seen at Kannaguass on 28/01/2017 looking healthy.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by lion queen » Wed May 03, 2017 2:30 pm

We had a nice sighting of Dakotah on the evening of 22 April 2017 at urikaruus waterhole

He came walking past the HM chalet where we stayed to the waterhole drank a bit and then moved on behind the chalets.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Dakotah 22 April 2017 @ Urikaruus
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by hilda » Wed May 03, 2017 2:59 pm

Stunning sighting Lion Queen! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu May 04, 2017 4:39 am

LQ,
What a great sighting... :clap: :dance:
How special was that? :)
And Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu May 04, 2017 7:38 am

Lovely sighting of Dakotah! Thanks for sharing LQ! :gflower:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by gannet » Thu May 04, 2017 9:30 am

Super sighting LQ - thanks for sharing :great:
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Puleng>>>>>Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Muhammad » Fri May 12, 2017 8:17 pm

Thank you Wanderw for the ID.

Puleng.seen between Rooiputs and Kij Kij.24th April 2017.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sat May 13, 2017 1:56 pm

It is a pleasure Muhammad! Lovely sighting and thank you for posting. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sat May 13, 2017 8:05 pm

Just a bit of background on Puleng:

Puleng(Rain in Sesotho) is Warona's cub, and the Auchterlonie female is her gran. Although we heard about reports of a leopard and cub from Rooiputs Lodge(Botswana side) for some time, the first reported sighting of her was in Feb this year(near Rooiputs).
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by lion queen » Mon May 15, 2017 9:09 am

A very nice sighting!!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by gannet » Thu May 18, 2017 12:15 pm

Fantastic sighting Muhammad :great:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sun May 28, 2017 12:45 pm

Just an update on recent leopard sightings:

1) Puleng(Warona's daughter) - was seen near Rooiputs for a few days running in late April 2017.
2) Ingwe - was seen at Vaalpan on the 18th of April, and again on 16th of May(with 2 cubs) on the Mata Mata side of the Lower Dune Road.
3) Tswana - was seen on the 26th of April in the Morevet area.
4) Namabies - was seen 2 km north of Kransbrak on the 1st of May, and again on the 14th of May 11 km north of Jan se Draai.
5) N!xau - was seen at the turnoff to Polentswa Camp site on 14th of April.
6) Rosa- was seen on the 1st of May 5 kms south of Grootkolk.
7)Safran - was seen with 2 young cubs a few kms north of Ljiersdraai on the 29th of April.
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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