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Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun May 18, 2014 10:16 am

Nossob waterhole, july 2008

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jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Stephan31 » Sun May 18, 2014 9:48 pm

Blue wildebeest in the riverbed

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue May 20, 2014 8:26 am

Steenbokkie getting some extra minerals..............

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue May 20, 2014 1:25 pm

Cute and clever one, lion queen :thumbs_up:


Grootkolk waterhole Drinking time

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aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue May 20, 2014 7:18 pm

Just love the images.......great sightings :clap: :clap:

Full speed Gemsbok in B&W...

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed May 21, 2014 8:33 pm

Thank you Rob for the comment :thumbs_up:

The chase is on.......time for the Springkbok Rams to sort out differences .....

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu May 22, 2014 7:29 pm

Thank you Rob for the comment :thumbs_up:

New Generation posing in last light...

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Fri May 23, 2014 12:23 pm

Mata Mata giraffe silhouette

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri May 23, 2014 2:41 pm

Thank you lion queen for the comment.....what will KTP with out the beautiful Springboks :hmz:

Love your giraffe silhouette...beautiful!!

B&W fight ...

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat May 24, 2014 6:26 pm

Nice shots Jan, lion queen :clap: :clap: :clap:
B&W images create always something different
Thanks :thumbs_up:

Grootkolk july 2008 ( :shock: )

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jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
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aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun May 25, 2014 8:45 am

Thank you for the comments... :thumbs_up:

Great wide angle shot Goronta :clap:

On the move...

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Mon May 26, 2014 7:56 am

Grootkolk Kudus............

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon May 26, 2014 6:46 pm

Hi Rob,
It's true that around Grootkolk and even Gharagab camp (see my last post on Kalahari landscapes), there are more trees.

A Sphinx

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Stephan31 » Mon May 26, 2014 7:45 pm

What Lovely photos of the animals that we sometimes ignore just to chase the kitties etc. I'm sorry I am guilty myself on this one :wall: Beautiful pictures everyone. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Late afternoon Giraffe near Mata-Mata

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by CliveK » Mon May 26, 2014 9:15 pm

A brilliant silhouette Stephan :clap: :clap: :clap: Thanks for sharing.

I too am guilty of chasing the kitties, however this sort of sighting quickly brings one back to the reality of life in KTP.......

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