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Reptiles and Insects of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:24 pm

Though you might want to share the odd snake or grasshopper photo here with us!!

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Unread post by katanga » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:47 am

One of a Barking ghecko

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Unread post by katanga » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:52 am

At Bitterpan. One evening I just threw out a glass of water and a few minutes later i had hundreds of moths around the sand where I had spilt the water, soaking up the atmosphere.

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Unread post by Barrydalers » Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:44 pm

Thank you Lion Queen
Some pics will follow, must quickly convert from RAW :D These were taken in 2012.
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Unread post by Barrydalers » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:21 pm

I promise these were taken in 2010!
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Unread post by jaffles » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:39 am

Mole snake
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Unread post by inado » Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:12 pm

:clap: :clap: Thanks for sharing your pics: jaffles, lion queen, katanga and Barrydalers :clap: :clap:

Cape Cobra plunders a Weaver birds nest (April 2012):

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:38 pm

Great idea and topic lion queen!!!

What a start with some superb sightings and images!!! :clap: :clap:

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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:41 pm

Mata Mata October 2012

It was in a bush in front of our chalet on the waterhole side

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If it hadn't moved we would never have spotted it!!

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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:44 pm

This on was up side down in a tree just south of KTC........... :hmz:

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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:51 pm

At KTC turn off September 2012

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:51 pm

lion queen...Wow what a great sighting and images!!! :clap: :clap:
You did well to spot the snake in the tree :cam:

Cobra.....may be 3 meters.....

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Unread post by Peregrine Falcon » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:22 pm

We are trying to ID this Hawk Moth that we saw Oct/Nov 2013. We think Silver-striped HM or Vine HM but if anyone knows please tell us.
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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:55 pm

Mole snake

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:06 pm

Cobra shot from behind and cut off his tail :wall: ....but still love the colours and pose....

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