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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:40 pm

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The weekend is about to start, hope the weather stays nice so we can all enjoy it, let’s hope for some special sightings this weekend.
Don’t forget to check the
Cricket cam and post some nice pictures. Image




This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 5. Giraffe sipping at the water's surface=13 points
2. No. 2. Calf following his herd at Satara=10 points
3. No. 4. Daytime ellies=9 points


Tom124 had the matching combination Image




You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Waterbuck and Warthog return for a drink
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2 Dusty Nossob
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3 Lonely Black Backed Jackal
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4 Rush Hour at Orpen
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5 Typical Nossob scene
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6 Hyena and BBJ share the waterhole
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7 Little Zebra feels uncomfortable with the cam zooming in
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8 Felix visits Satara way past bedtime
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9 Big Ellie
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10 Blue Wildebeest standing in a nice row
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11 Young Elephant playing with the muddy water
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I wish you all a fantastic weekend 8)

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:29 am

Hi all

The Cricket Cam is up and running and it's such a great thing to have on the site. We've also had the Orpen cam spotlight fixed today - thanks to all involved. I'll be on the night-shift tonight, to see if we can pick anything up... Also thanks to everybody for a fantastic voting turnout

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 1, Waterbuck and warthog return to drinkon 23 points
2. No. 8, Felix visits Satara way past bedtime on 12 points
3. No. 6, Hyena and BBJ share the waterhole on 5 points

Please choose 4 pics today:

1. Baboon troop
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2. Buffalo at Satara
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3. Daggha boy visits Orpen
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4. Drinking Addo ellie
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5. Thank goodness - well done SANParks!
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6. Hyaena
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7. Kudu bull grazing
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8. A lot of gnus
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9. Tortoise getting out of Satara after a dip
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10. Cute zebra foal
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:25 pm

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I hope you are all enjoying the weekend, we have had some nice postings today including posting from the Cricket Webcam 8) , and of course we had a late visit from Mr. Handsome at Nossob. :cam:



This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 9. Tortoise getting out of Satara after a dip=19 points
2. No. 6. Hyaena=15 points
3. No. 5. Thank goodness - well done SANParks!=14 points
4. No. 2. Buffalo at Satara=10 points



No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 4 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Nice Waterbuck 8)
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2 Addo evening sky
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3 Lonely Springbok
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4 Honey Badger :dance:
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5 Juvenile Bokmakierie :cam:
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6 Unidentified visitor, a Genet?
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7 Nice row of Warthogs
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8 BBJ in the Moonlight
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9 Evening Elephant visit at Satara
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10 Warthog taking a swim
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11 Black-Backed Jackal
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12 Mr. Handsome pays Nossob a quick visit :dance:
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Image Enjoy your Sunday and thank you all for voting today Image
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:06 pm

Hi all

Today we have a lovely weekly selection and also a very nice daily selection. Unfortunately the lioness at Orpen does look like she has TB. That's a real shame. But I suppose that nature wouldn't be the wonderful thing that it is without the hardships it faces. Enjoy the selections. Yesterday's results:

1. No. 4, Honey badger on 10 points
2. No. 6, A genet! on 5 points
3. No. 12, Mr. Handsome pays Nossob a quick visit on 4 points
4. No. 5, Juvenile bokmakierie on 4 points

No-one got this selection

Please choose 3 pics from the daily selection:

1. Wildebeest herd visits Satara
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2. Wildebeests inundate Nossob
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3. Fiscal flycatcher in wonderful light
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4. Drinking lioness
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5. Night-time impala
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6. Long time, no see
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7. Waterbuck, ever graceful
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8. Lioness returns
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Please choose 4 weekly pics:

1.A genet!
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2. Calf following his herd at Satara
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3. Cute little elephant baby
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4. Felix visits Satara way past bedtime
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5. Giraffe sipping at the water's surface
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6. Gnu stampede
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7. Honey badger
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8. Huge spider
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9. Hyaena
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10. Just because it's a nice picture of the BBJ drinking
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11. Mr. Handsome wow!
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12. Sunday picnic is about to start
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13. Tortoise getting out of Satara after a dip
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14. Waterbuck and warthog return for a drink
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:18 pm

Hi all

Thanks to everyone for voting yesterday, it's very much appreciated! There looks like there'll be a fair bit of activity on the cams tonight - I like to think I've watched them long enough to be able to say that. Looking good at the moment for predators - very few antelope and a very warm day... here's hoping!

Yesterday's results:

Daily -

1.No. 8, Lioness returns on 18 points
2. No. 3, Fiscal flycatcher in wonderful light on 7 points
3. No. 4, Drinking lioness on 5 points

Weekly -

1. No. 11, Mr. Handsome wow! on 16 points
2. No. 7, Honey badger on 10 points
3. No. 6, Gnu stampede on 8 points
4. No. 5, Giraffe sipping at the water's surface on 7 points

Well done to Vinkie who got the daily selection right!!!

For today's selection please choose 4:

1. Beauty visits Satara
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2. Up close and personal
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3. Daggha visit in progress
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4. Night-time ellie
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5. Gorgeous elephant herd
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6. Warthog pair
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7. Hyaena looking around
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8. Jackal makes a late appearance
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9. Owl very close to the cam
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10. Pretty stripes
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:31 pm

Image dear YFS fans Image



I hope all is fine and that you are all busy making plans for the summer/winter holidays in July, Image very nice to see Mr. Handsome back again at Nossob. Image



This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 2. Up close and personal=21 points
2. No. 5. Gorgeous elephant herd=10 points
3. No. 10. Pretty stripes=9 points
4. No. 9. Owl very close to the cam=9 points



No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 4 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Rainy Orpen
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2 Elephant coming close to the cam
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3 Mr. Handsome returnsImage
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4 Big Ellie herd leaving
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5 Kudu Ewes having a drink
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6 Nice morning sky with early BBJ visiting Nossob
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7 Kibo waiting for some special sightings
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8 Nice Hyena pose :dance:
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9 Wonderful silhouette :dance:
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10 Two Dagga Boys
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I hope you have enjoyed the selection, Thank you all for voting Image
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:53 pm

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Yesterday we didn’t have a YFS….because Tom's internet went down, Image
But today we will have a large list due to the fact that we will have to cover two days.
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This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 3 Mr. Handsome returns=14 points
2. No. 2 Elephant coming close to the cam =9 points
3. No. 8 Nice Hyena pose=9 points
4. No. 9. 9 Wonderful silhouette=7 points



No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 6 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Cheetah Image
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2 Two Big elephants
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3 Warthog
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4 Green BBJ
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5 Irritated Ellie
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6 GenetImage
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7 Spottie caught in the spotlightImage
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8 Distant Elephant
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9 Stripes sharing the waterhole
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10 Distant cam view of a Hyena
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11 Mrs. HandsomeImage
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12 A late BBJ visit at Orpen
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13 Waterbuck
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14 Black-Backed Jackal clan returns :dance:
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15 Hyena on the move
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Image I hope you will all have a Fantastic weekend Image
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:30 pm

Hi all

Rain has returned to the cams! I can't wait for the greenery to start shooting up! Enjoy the selection today...

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 1, Cheetah on 30 points
2. No. 6, Genet on 17 points
3. No. 7, Spottie caught in the spotlight on 12 points
4. No. 11, Mrs. Handsome on 10 points
5. No. 5, Irritated ellie on 8 points
6. No. 2, Two big elephants on 6 points

No-one got the selection right..

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Wildebeest line
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2. Lovely Nossob dawn
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3. Elephant visits Orpen
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4. Pretty Satara ellie
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5. Hyena skulking
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6. Kudu ewes
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7. Long tusker
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8. A load of BBJs
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9. Marabou meeting
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10. Torrential downpour
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:05 am

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I hope you are all enjoying the weekend?
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This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 8. A load of BBJs=10 points
2. No. 2. Lovely Nossob dawn=7 points
3. No. 7. Long tusker=5 points


No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Hyena a Addo
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2 Zebras having a sip to drink
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3 Heron
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4 Single Red Hartebeest
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5 Elephant at Satara
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6 Lots of Mac Donalds
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7 Kibo together with a beautiful sky
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8 BBJ clan returns
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9 Elephant and Blue Wildebeest share the water
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Image Enjoy your weekend Image]
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:51 pm

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I hope you have had a wonderful weekend? Today we will have our Weekly vote?


This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 8. BBJ clan returns =6 points
2. No. 5. Elephant at Satara =4 points
3. No. 1. Hyena at Addo...=2 points


No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Gracious Giraffe 8)
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2 Cape Buffalo
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3 Nossob morning sky with BBJ silhouette
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4 Kibo…..all alone
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5 Monkeys up to something naughty :rtm: :naughty:
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6 Very alert Springbok
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7 Wow, Close encounter with an Elephant :big_eyes:
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8 BBJ having a drink
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9 Addo visitor
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10 Hyena drinking
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You may choose 6 from the following Weekly pictures : Image


1 Lioness returns
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2 Fiscal flycatcher in wonderful light
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3 Up close and personal
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4 Gorgeous elephant herd
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5 Pretty stripes
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6 Mr. Handsome returns
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7 Elephant coming close to the cam
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8 Nice Hyena pose
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9 Cheetah
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10 Genet
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11 Spottie caught in the spotlight
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12 Mrs. Handsome
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13 Irritated ellie
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14 A load of BBJs
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15 Lovely Nossob dawn
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16 BBJ clan returns
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17 Elephant at Satara
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18 Hyena at Addo
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Thank you all for voting Image and have a wonderful week Image
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:18 pm

Hi all

I'd like to thank Vinkie for a fantastic set of selections over the weekend. That weekly selection was just amazing!

Daily results:

1. No. 1, Gracious giraffe on 10 points
2. No. 7, Wow, close encounter with an elephant on 7 points
3. No. 10, Hyena drinking on 7 points

Vinkie got this selection! Well done

Weekly results:

1. No. 9, Cheetah on 27 points
2. No. 1, Lioness returns on 26 points
3. No. 6, Mr. Handsome returns on 18 points
4. No. 13, Irritated ellie on 9 points
5. No. 3, Up close and personal on 8 points
6. No. 10, Genet on 7 points

No-one got this selection

Please choose 4 pics today:

1. BBJ wetting his lips
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2. Ellie sucking his trunk
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3. Juvenile wildebeest
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4. Kudu ewe
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5. Very close owl
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6. Gorgeous giraffes
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7. Having a whale of a time
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8. Amazing waterbuck
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9. Lots of horses in pyjamas
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:40 pm

Image dear cammers Image



Well we have had some nice sightings the last 24 hours,Image I hope you like them Image



This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 7. Having a whale of a time=12 points
2. No. 8. Amazing waterbuck=11 points
3. No. 5. Very close owl=10 points
4. No. 1. BBJ wetting his lips=8 points


No one had the matching combination Image




You may choose 5 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Nice Zebra herd
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2 Distant group of Blue Wildebeest
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3 A…..SERVAL….very special sighting Image
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4 Hyena at Addo
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5 Rare Leopard visit at Satara Image
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6 Wonderful Elephant
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7 Large Warthogs
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8 Hyena visit at Nossob Image
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9 Hyena with some left over’s
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10 Monkey….a rather huge one :shock:
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11 Because it’s such a special sighting of the Serval Image
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12 Springbok
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13 Black-Backed Jackal drinking some water
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Image Thank you all for voting and have a nice Wednesday Image]
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:40 pm

Hi all

Well the past few days have been just brilliant. Serval...leopard...lion the list goes on. What can I say? We're just so lucky to have our little windows into our beloved parks...

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 3, A...SERVAL...very special sighting on 28 points
2. No. 5, Rare leopard visit at Satara on 25 points
3. No. 11, Because it's such a special sighting of the serval on 17 points
4. No. 8, Hyena visit at Nossob on 7 points
5. No. 6, Wonderful elephant on 4 points

No-one got the result

Today's shortlist (please choose 3)

1. Have I got gnus for you!
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2. Anti-social ellie
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3. Wartie trotting along
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4. Kudus queue
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5. Belated leopard
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6. Spotlit Mr. Handsome
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7. Tipsy ellie?
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8. Another gorgeous waterbuck profile
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby vinkie » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:03 pm

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Today we have had some nice close ups on the cams thank you so much Danie. :thumbs_up: Tomorrow it’s the start of the weekend...so enjoy it. Image



This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 5. Belated leopard=18 points
2. No. 6. Spotlit Mr. Handsome=10 points
3. No. 8. Another gorgeous waterbuck profile=3 points


Melrockson, Tom124 and Vinkie all had the matching combination Image




You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Shivering Elephant
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2 Scattered herd of Blue Wildebeest
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3 Couple of Warthogs
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4 Two young Elephants 8)
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5 Daytime Hyena visit :D
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6 Nice Black Backed Jackal close up :thumbs_up:
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7 Big Elephant at the waterhole
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8 Blue Wildebeest standing in a nice row :clap:
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Image Have a wonderful weekend, and thanks for voting Image
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:05 am

Hi all

Many thanks to Danie for some lovely and unusual shots today. I hope you voters don't mind too much... I've tried to include as many of these shots as I can. It's just very nice to see our parks from a different perspective. Also there were a lot of ellies today, and this means quite a large selection.

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 5, Daytime hyena visit on 14 points
2. No. 6, Nice Black Backed Jackal close up on 12 points
3. No. 8, Blue wildebeest standing in a nice row on 4 points

No-one got this result

Please choose 3 pics today:


1. Relaxing baboon troop
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2. Thanks Danie!
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3. Zoomed buff
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4. That looks familiar...
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5. Dawn ellies
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6. Yet another ellie
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7. That looks like fun
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8. Gorgeous ellie pair
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9. That warthog family is growing
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10. Lioness is getting thinner
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11. Lucky people!
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12. Really making me miss KNP
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13. A very pink Nossob
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14. Sunbathing terrapin
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15. Thirsty ellie
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16. Ellie mid-stride
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17. Nice waterbuck
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