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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by JoyceW » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:40 pm

Very exciting to spot little animals as well. Also seen in May.
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:28 am

Love these little creatures :D

Photogenic, even for MM.

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Unread post by Wild about cats » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:42 pm

Along the H3

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Richprins » Sun May 08, 2011 6:35 pm

Some youngsters on the S-114 near the Timfenene turnoff:

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Bundi » Tue May 10, 2011 8:56 pm

Excellent pictures everyone.

SO and I play a game in the car where points are awarded for each sighting and at the end of the day there is always only one winner. We have come to know that spotting a dwarf mongoose ALWAYS is a bad omen for points. Without fail the first person to spot one of these will not win the day.

Lovely as they are, they have never brought luck..................but I still love to see them.

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Unread post by cheetah2111 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:01 pm

They always shoot off into the grass before you can get a pic!
But on the rare occassion a Lucy Mongoosy does stick around for :cam:
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Great Dane » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:41 pm

Unlikely visitor to this Dwarf Mongoose colony. All parties seemed very relaxed, and all though the book says Lizards are part of these Mongooses diet I guess this one was just too big. Wonder what the Lizard was doing there though :?:
Near Skukuza 18Nov12.

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Unread post by Johann » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:28 am

The first time one posed for me longer than two seconds enabling me to get some shots off. This was the best of the batch.

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Jock » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:28 am

We had a Dwarf Mongoose day on the S25 last week. We had three sightings of these adorable mongoose and they entertained us for a while.

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Unread post by Elsa » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:31 pm

They were most entertaining and enjoyable to just sit with as we watched them and they in turn watched us, such curious little animals. 8)

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:25 pm

They are so adorable! Beautifully captured Jock! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:57 pm

Great photos Jock! These guys are so cute!

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:35 am

Jock,
Super photos :clap:
Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:15 pm

Busy little creatures these guys.
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:25 pm

Looking back at the posts on this page and in particular Great Dane's post and sighting .... I once saw a group who appeared to be sharing the same "home" with a giant lizard (bottom LH corner)..... :shock:
I wonder what the association is?
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