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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:24 pm

Wow wow......what a amazing sighting and images!! :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing!!

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Friedrich von Hörsten » Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:55 pm

Dwyka,

Thank you so much for sharing such a special sighting with us! Will be in Mata Mata with bus full of school kids 2 weeks from now -- what would I give to show them something like that!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Dwyka3 » Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:58 pm

11 February 2015
After roaring the whole night around Nossob, we found one of the so-called Nossob brothers
the next morning just outside camp gate, still roaring, somewhat obscured by bushes.

Image2 by uyscarien, on Flickr

He met up with his brother across the riverbed and late afternoon came to drink at the waterhole.
After drinking for a while, they passed very near the hide and for a while posed for all the cameras.
They are so beautiful!!

Image14 by uyscarien, on Flickr

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:19 pm

Take a bow.........superb sighting and brilliant images!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Wish I were there.... :mrgreen: :pray:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Dwyka3 » Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:48 pm

8 February 2015
Lioness on a dune very near Kij Kij, there were more, lying behind the bushes.

Image15 by uyscarien, on Flickr

A while later this enormous male lion approached the waterhole at Kij Kij. He didn't drink water,
walked past and rest under a tree on the opposite side of the road. Of note is that a mark is
branded on his left thigh.

Image4 by uyscarien, on Flickr

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Do not want to bore everybody, lots of more lion pics

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:08 pm

Wow So beautiful Dwyka3
More please :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:23 am

Dwyka3, LOVE these photos! Especially the one with the young ones huddling together! And those males are tryly magnifficent - the b&w photo really captures their bond.

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:24 pm

Oh my goodness, what an amazing time you had!!! Stunning photos!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Please share more! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:14 pm

More stunning images and sightings. Thank you for sharing the wonderful images!!

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Son godin » Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:54 pm

Dwyka3,

Stunning shots of the brothers at Nossob hide and the pride at Rooikop. :clap: :clap: :clap: I saw some similar photos on SANParks Kgalagadi FB and assume you where there at the same time.

Really amazing to see them from so close. :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:20 am

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The start of a lion road block..............
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:24 am

lion queen wrote:Image



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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:26 am

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Checking for oncoming traffic....... :lol:
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:27 am

When your world is turned up side down.............

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