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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:45 pm

Wow AG! Aardvark! That is one animal on my wishlist forever! :clap: :clap: :clap:

You were so lucky! What does a Striped Polecat look like? Any pictures by Astromatt maybe? :dance: :dance:

Astromatt, your timing for a nightdrive in Augrabies was PERFECT! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:22 pm

Aardvark, spotted by Astromatt :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
not only Leopard, but now Aardvark :dance: :dance: :dance:

thank you for posting :D
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:31 pm

@ Hilda, no pics of stripe pole cat
@ Josh of the bushveld, no problem it can be arrange :) .

Here is some more pics, took by Astromatt.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:51 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance:
:clap: :clap: :clap: thank you :k
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:42 am

Beautiful Aardvarkie! And a Civet and AWC! Thank you Astromatt and AG!
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:22 am

Morning all
@ Hilda
hilda wrote:And a Civet
,it is a genet but they belong to the same family. :) .

Last night sightings
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Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Porcupine

Steenbok
Springbok
Kudu
Eland

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:20 am

Sightings are HOT at Augrabies!!!

Love the pink clouds!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby MarkusF » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:52 am

Excellent sightings! Whoop-whoop!! :mrgreen:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:01 pm

Augrabies Guru wrote:it is a genet but they belong to the same family. .


Oh my! Thanks for correcting me AG! It just goes to show I don't see them very often! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Pumbaa » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:24 pm

WoW about the Aardvark, AG :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Love also the genet and the AWC :thumbs_up:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby jenand » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:00 am

Aardvark! Hoorah!

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby AstroMatt » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:32 pm

I have to say that the two night drives we did at Augrabies are amongst some of the best drives i've ever had. There is an amazing range of wildlife to see and AG really supplements these with loads of useful information about the animals and the habitat. :thumbs_up: Of course an aardvark sighting doesn't hurt either :redface:

Some of the guides in kruger and else where could learn a thing or two by visiting Augrabies.
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:28 pm

AstroMatt wrote: .....Some of the guides in kruger and else where could learn a thing or two by visiting Augrabies.....
Oh ! yes :wink:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:38 am

Morning all
The following is sightings from the 25/06
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Porcupine(5) family group close to the restcamp
Stripe pole cat

Spotted eagle owl

Eland
Giraffe
Klipspringers

01/07
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Genet
Stripe pole cat

Spotted eagle owl

Eland
Hartmann zebra's
Klipspringers

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:27 pm

Striped Polecate is on my list too.
AG, please keep them around until the end of July for us! :)
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