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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:08 pm

Again, a lovely sighting of Nkwe! This is only the 3rd sighting of him, first seen at Tierkop on the 8th January 2012. Seems like he is going walkabout!
Thank you Katy and Francolin! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:05 pm

:thumbs_up: Thank you Wanda for the ID
Only the 3rd sighting?! Wow!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Sharifa » Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:52 pm

What gorgeous pics KDU :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:57 pm

Posting the following leopards on behalf of rjm:

1.Seen at Grootkolk waterhole on 12 November at 7.03pm.

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I believe this is Rosa- body spots and spots on left hind leg seem to match. Will check what AstroMatt thinks.

2.Seen a few kms south of Grootkolk on 17 November at 6.20am.

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This is Rosa. :thumbs_up: (same sighting as Sharifa's below)
3.Seen at Grootkolk waterhole on 18 November at 5.34 am.

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This is Rosa! :dance: Side spots match.

4.Seen at Ljiersdraai waterhole on 18 November at 8.31am.

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A beautiful pic of Safran! :thumbs_up:

5. Seen a few km south of Urikaruus camp.

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A pic of one of Barolong’s 2 cubs.

Lovely sightings! Thanx rjm! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:05 pm

Wow, you have been lucky :thumbs_up:

You already told us about your Leopard sightings, but seeing the pics is lovely :D
And the one of one of Barolongs cubs is perfect :clap:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:41 pm

:dance: you were so lucky :clap:
and Safran again :k
like Katy, this one of Barolongs cubs is perfetc :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Sharifa » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:55 pm

17 november at 6.00am 6 km south of Grootkolk.

Here are a few photos of Rosa

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:12 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: beautiful Leopardess :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:43 pm

:thumbs_up: :mrgreen: 8)
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:29 am

Beautiful pix of a lovely young leopardess! :clap: :dance: Rosa is nearing 3 years now.
Thank you for posting Sharifa! :gflower:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:37 am

Hi, would appreciate any help on an ID for this large leopard seen at Kamfersboom on 4 Dec 2012
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:47 am

Here's one more pic of the same guy from his other side

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:54 am

Hi peterpiper!
Your leopard is the Auchterlonie Female. At what time did you see her, and was it at the waterhole?
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:55 am

Oh and while I'm at it, am I correct in thinking this is a young female called Amur. I saw her on the 28 November near Batulama at 6.30 in the evening.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:58 am

Thanks wanderw - And I thought it was a large male?? whoops! :shock:

I saw her 6.00pm coming to the waterhole for a drink.
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