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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Philip1 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:12 pm

Phokojwe..... :dance:
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:42 am

Anyone out there? :?
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:20 pm

Which bird cost the young German adventurer Adolf Soltke his life on the Voortrekker Road (H2-2) in Kruger?
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:34 pm

A Lilac-brested Roller cost the life of a young German adventurer on the Voortrekker Road late in the 19th century.
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:43 am

Philip1 :thumbs_up:

Adolf Soltke was hitching a ride on a transport wagon when he apparently saw a Lilac-Breasted Roller close by. In his haste to jump off the wagon and shoot the bird for his collection, he shot himself in his leg. He died of gangrene several days later and was buried close to the reputed birth place of Jock of the Bushveld.
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:44 pm

Phokojwe wrote:Philip1 :thumbs_up:

Adolf Soltke was hitching a ride on a transport wagon when he apparently saw a Lilac-Breasted Roller close by. In his haste to jump off the wagon and shoot the bird for his collection, he shot himself in his leg. He died of gangrene several days later and was buried close to the reputed birth place of Jock of the Bushveld.


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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:32 am

Somebody out there with a question? :?
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:17 pm

Philip1 wrote:Somebody out there with a question? :?

you can ask one. :D
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Re: Readers General Quiz (OQ)

Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:23 pm

wildflowergirl wrote:you can ask one. :D

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