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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:14 pm

Simply Gorgeous!!! Lucky fish! :mrgreen: :clap: :mrgreen: :clap: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Jo » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:49 pm

Beautiful AstroMatt!!!

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:41 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: great :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by AstroMatt » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:59 am

Thanks for the comments, was a wonderful sighting.
We also saw Barolong, but with out her cubs at Urikaruus on the 8th Dec, she came to drink twice.

So it's time to announce the names of Barolong's two new cubs. After discussing it with Lion Queen, Enrico and Jacliz we have decided to call them Tshidi (larger leo and the one i posted pics of on behalf of Enrico) and Seleka (smaller one).
They are named after two of Tau's (a great Barolong chief) sons. At the moment we are not sure of the leopards sex but i'm assured that they can be used for either male or females.
Lets hope they become regulars to both Urikaruus, this thread and the project.
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:43 pm

:thumbs_up: will add "subito" to my booklet :D
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:17 pm

Great pics and sightings everybody :clap: :thumbs_up:
AstroMatt absolute love AF with the cub 8) :mrgreen:

Great to hear that Barolong's cubs now have names :D
We saw them twice south of Urikaruus, pics will follow. And I think on one photo one is able to see that one cub is a male..... :hmz:
As I said pics will follow :whistle:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:29 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: Katy.... :popcorn:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:47 pm

Sighting 23.11.12 at 11.29am, 3 km south of Urikaruus

First cub

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I think on this pic you can see that this is a male....

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Second cub, in a second tree about 10 metres from the first.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Duke Ellieton » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:51 pm

Thanks AstroMatt and kdu :clap: :dance:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:59 pm

thank you :D :clap: :clap: :clap:
indeed one seems to be a male :lol:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:06 pm

Thanx :D

@ anne-marie
:wink:

This here was our first sighting of one of Barolong's cubs.
That time we couldn't find the second one or even Barolong, no matter how hard we looked for them...

Again about 3km south of Urikaruus on the 15th of November 2012 at 12.45am

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:30 pm

poor little cat abandoned :cry:
but all finished well... like in fairy tale :D
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:35 am

@Katy - lovely sightings of the cubs! :dance:
231112 - First cub with 'a bit of evidence' - this is Tshidi. And then you found Seleka too! :thumbs_up:
151112 - Seleka!
Thank you for posting Katy! :gflower:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Sharifa » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:08 am

We saw Tshidi from 6.15pm to 7.20pm on 23 November 2012 about 3 km south of Urikaruus. He was in a tree

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then came down and posed for us :D

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then came towards us and and set about 3 meters away 8)

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:47 am

. :clap: :clap: :clap: superb :k
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