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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Nyala » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:47 pm

Hi Caracal,
most fantastic pics, thanks for sharing. :big_eyes:
I hope we can also post pics of Leopards on our return.




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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:23 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:
marvelous, wonderful... superb :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:15 am

Wow Caracal what beautiful photos :clap:
and so well captured :thumbs_up:
I am very happy the little mongoose survived :)
Thanks for sharing such beautiful photos :k

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by gatita » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:22 am

stunning pictures, Caracal :clap: :clap: :clap:

what an awesome sighting :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Stampajane » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:35 am

Wonderful photos, Caracal. What a fantastic sighting.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:46 am

Wow an Awesome sightings and great series of photos!! Thank you for sharing!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:56 pm

@AstroMatt - The new ID guide is looking great! :thumbs_up:

@Caracal - Stunning sighting and pix! I think you know how green I am! :wink: Thank you for making time to post. :gflower:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by gatita » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:25 pm

We saw this leopard on 08.10.2013 just north of Geinab.

I am sorry about the poor quality of the pictures. The leopard was at least 200 metres into the riverbed and it was very hot.

AstroMatt thinks this could be a new leopard but he is not 100% sure. Any ideas?

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by Lionspoon » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:54 pm

gatida :yaya:

Asked Matthew what he thinks about the leopard being Rosa
as the whisker spots on the right hand side and the facial marks
underneath / next to the left eye seem to match.

He agreed with that ID. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by wanderw » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:25 pm

@Lionspoon - :clap: :clap: :clap:
I must say I thought this was a new leopard, but after discussing this with AstroMatt(and he told me about your e-mail), I can see the spots on the right hand side match with Rosa. Well done, this was not an easy ID! :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:51 pm

well done :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by kesheshe » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:19 pm

hi

just got back today.

I think we saw Motsumi on the 14th October mating. Will post photos in a couple of days.

Warona I think it was still with mother and very, very active. Do not want to spoil the story in case someone else on the forum saw the going's on but hectic. if they do not post anything I will post here and on my trip report.

lots of leopard but mostly in 2's.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:41 pm

welcome back... can't wait to see............ :lol:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by gatita » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:08 pm

Thank you so much for your help with the id, lionspoon, AstroMatt and wanderw :k :k :k
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread post by kesheshe » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:00 pm

here is the first leopard photo's from the trip which I need help ID.

Seen at Kaspersdraai on October 14th. I think the male is Motsumi?

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