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Kgalagadi leopard identification

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Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by groenlandy » Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:47 pm

Hi all,
Had a lovely sighting of a leopard on our second morning in the KTP on 18 August at Houmoed.
I have not yet had time to try ID, but suspect it is a well-known leopard, as others reported seeing one at this waterhole on several subsequent days.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:51 pm

@gannet - Lovely sightings of Urinanib, Miera and Sefefo(one of Tswana's cubs). You sure had a great KTP trip! Thanks for posting here. :thumbs_up:
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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 wanderw » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:56 pm

@groenlandy - You were very lucky to have a lovely sighting of the Auchterlonie Female, quite a mature female these days. She is looking in good condition. What time did you see her on the 18th? Also, many thanks for posting here. :gflower:
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 groenlandy » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:01 am

wanderw wrote:What time did you see her on the 18th?

Thanks for the ID wanderw ... we saw her from 08:00-08:30 in the morning, coming north along the ridge, drinking (for a VERY long time, very relaxed), and then eventually disappearing over the western dunes

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:42 pm

@groenlandy - Many thanks for the time and the sighting details! :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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