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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by imgreg » Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:48 pm

Dear All,

With so much posts and comments in this topic the topic had to be cleaned and split to keep it readable. If you wish to enjoy all the pictures that was posted since 2011, an index was created Here.


I was following this Lion for a few days around Rooiputs and he ended up in Kij-kij.
First day he was hungry and tired.
Second day bloated and fat but struggling to get back to Kij-Kij for water.
Third day he was sleeping the entire day. He got up at around 7pm and tried to drink some water.
He then came and dropped next to my Vehicle. His jaw is "skew" and he looks tired.
I would be very surprised if he carries on like this ?
First post so will attempt the pics.
NOPE, guess i must read the how to page

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:18 pm

This not good news :wall: ......he has the most beautiful Main of all the Lions we saw in KTP :thumbs_up:

He had a younger partner with him......did you spot him?

Image of his brother

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Thank you for the info and welcome to Forums!!

Please share your images........

Please send me a pm if you need help with uploading images... :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by imgreg » Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:08 pm

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by imgreg » Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:11 pm

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:19 am

This is very sad,hope he survive. :pray:
Great images Jan. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:51 am

imgreg.....thank you for sharing the images....lets hope he is still alive!! More please...

Roelf...is this the monther with the young cubs you upload previously?

If so she needs all the rest..great image and sighting! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:05 pm

Thanks Jan,yes it is the same lioness with the two cubs. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by imgreg » Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:54 pm

So finally I can post seems like the size was an issue (800)
This Lion was very tired and seemed to struggle even to get some water.
Maybe 40 degrees in the shade was the cause ? Any idea of his name and age ?
Thanks all the people that helped with posting.
I will add the lioness with some cubs also near Rooiputs

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Lioness and cubs near Rooiputs

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:25 am

Thanks for the great photo's Imgreg :clap: :clap:

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

Taken not far from TR.There is so much love between mother and cubs.

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by barryels » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:18 am

Great pictures Jan, RoelfA and imgreg :clap: :clap: .

I hope we can also bring some special lion sightings to the forums when we visit KTP from the 8th till the 17th of Feb 2015 :D .

Just one final suggestion about posting your pictures imgreg. Don't add the img in front and the /img at the back when you copy the link from Photo Bucket. I have changed the current pictures for you and remove the img's :thumbs_up:
Always be humble and understanding

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:06 pm

Thanks for the comment Barryels. :D :D

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:35 pm

This male Lion was taken at the waterhole at Nossop :D :D

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 06, 2015 9:37 pm

Another great sighting and image Roelf!! :clap:

Just show you sometimes it is better to stay in camp and with the right timing you will be reward with this wonderful sighting!!

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Melda30 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:23 am

I am sure we saw some of these Lions particularly the male at Nossob waterhole. We saw him on the 5th Jan and he had a slight limp.

Seen 50 km from Nossob

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Young ones lying so close to the road we could not fit the whole body into the picture. 40km from Mata Mata.

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8 km from Mata Mata on New Year's day

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