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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:29 pm

Wow what a magnificent Male :mrgreen:

Photo taken on the Tshokwane road

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Roan » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:53 pm

:thumbs_up: Nice one Jan!
An old muncher if you take a look at the broken canine.
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Re: Lion

Unread post by SurfCindy » Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:59 pm

Saw this guy on H1-3 in Kruger in October 2011

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Re: Lion

Unread post by SurfCindy » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:02 pm

After he was finished...along came his partner in crime and her turn at the feast

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Re: Lion

Unread post by kallis1786 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:16 pm

WOW, Great pics SurfCindy. :clap: :clap:

Thank you soo much for sharing

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Re: Lion

Unread post by sarafl » Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:09 am

Does anyone know about the markings these two young males have on their shoulders? These males were seen near Berg En Dal. What first appears to be a "normal scar" takes on new meaning when you notice that both males have the identical marks- one on the left shoulder and the other has it on his right. I think you can make it out on the pictures (even at small size) the marking looks like an underlined c. I asked the guide if it was for research, and he said researchers only collar the lions. I haven't had time to look through all of the forum postings (we just returned from the trip), so please forgive me if this topic has been covered somewhere!

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Re: Lion

Unread post by cheetah2111 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:30 am

Thanks for the pics guys :clap:
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Re: Lion

Unread post by SurfCindy » Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:38 am

A very sad pic, a dead lioness :(

But I wondered if it was natural for them to go this "black" colour, or if something else happened. Any insight would be greatly appreciated

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:58 pm

Great image of the kill :clap:

Sjoe very sad indeed when any any animal died ...may be TB?:cry:

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On the road to Tshokwane from Sukuza

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Re: Lion

Unread post by missings.a.! » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:14 pm

Not pretending to be an expert but have read on here, that Sanparks marks lions that have escaped from a park at some time, so they have a record of those that could become a problem.

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:31 pm

Young cub posing

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Re: Lion

Unread post by RIAAN H » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:59 pm

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a decent looking male taken at end of S100

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3 Male lions near Skukuza

Unread post by jasond » Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:07 pm

has any one seen the 3 Toulon males that are dominant near Skukuza/Tinga areas for the past 9 months and does anyone know what prides they are with and any other info on them. I followed them while they were dominant in southern sabi sands from May 2009 thru Feb 2011 and since they crossed over into Kruger in August 2011 the reports on them are few and far between. thanks

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Re: 3 Male lions near Skukuza

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:35 am

Hi Jasond, a very warm welcome to you :D

I am not sure whether this might be one of the Lions. I took it close to the Lower Sabie/ Skukuza intersection on the Lower Sabie road. It was very close to Skuks.

This was in Dec/Jan though. I only managed 2 pictures of 1 lion, but they all looked magnificent.

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Re: 3 Male lions near Skukuza

Unread post by granny » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:46 am

I saw them in January on the H11 just before the S65 turn off. Lots of Vultures in a tree right next to the road.Two of them walked into the road and lay down. The third then very nervously came out of the bushes and joined his brothers. Was fantastic because it was myself and one other car, very early, about 4.45 in the morning. Then a taxi almost pushed them out of the way, and they ran into the bush on the opposite side. :evil:
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