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Kgalagadi leopard identification

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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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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

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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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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by GavinW » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:48 am

wow
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:38 am

I think that is every forumite's dream leopard sighting!!! :mrgreen: :dance:
Thanx for posting Sharifa! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Friedrich von Hörsten » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:23 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks, surely the most endearing pic of a young leopard I have ever seen -- perfect setting in soft gentle light!

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by katydownunder » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:36 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up: 8) :mrgreen:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Aristocat » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:49 pm

:big_eyes: :big_eyes: What a quality sighting!!! Beautifully captured Sharifa.....we all dream of a sighting like this one :dance: :dance:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:55 am

Stunning sightings all of you!!!!

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