The Early Bird Catches The Worm

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Re: The Early Bird Catches The Worm

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:31 pm

Nice buffalos \O

In my experience roaring lions are difficult to place 0*\ and if they also move...... O** lol lol
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Re: The Early Bird Catches The Worm

Post by Mel » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:14 pm

Shame for the "shy" spottie, but otherwise great sightings again :-0

Did you manage to secure your tent equipment? 0:

And I kinda seemed to have picked up on Facebook that Vallie Moosa is no more? :-(
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Post by Lisbeth » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:52 pm

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Re: The Early Bird Catches The Worm

Post by PJL » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:03 pm

Lisbeth wrote:Nice buffalos \O

In my experience roaring lions are difficult to place 0*\ and if they also move...... O** lol lol
You're right, they are difficult to place... from about 8pm to 4am they seemed to be roaring in the same location, then it went quiet. That must have been when they moved 0*\ 0*\
Friends who were also in the park got lucky and found them on the road to Domkrag dam, but that apparently didn't last long anyway as some lunatic decided to drive through them and nearly took out a few tails in the process @#$ @#$
Mel wrote:Shame for the "shy" spottie, but otherwise great sightings again :-0

Did you manage to secure your tent equipment? 0:

And I kinda seemed to have picked up on Facebook that Vallie Moosa is no more? :-(
Thanks Mel, yes our tent survived quite ok thanks. The only time we've ever had an issue was in 100km/h winds coming straight off the sea at Storms River --00-- 0: 0:
And yes, sad news about Valli - he was killed in a fight with another bull. Still, he was still alive during this trip ;-)
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Re: The Early Bird Catches The Worm

Post by Mel » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:53 pm

Ag, shame! How old was he?
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Post by PJL » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:32 pm

He was probably about 50 years old Mel \O
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Post by Lisbeth » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:42 pm

He did not show his age and too young to die. Yet not that young anymore \O
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Post by Richprins » Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:17 pm

Interesting shots and info, Peej! Where are some more with the sea in the background? 0=
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Re: The Early Bird Catches The Worm

Post by Pumbaa » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:34 am

Brilliant sightings and shots, PJL,

and great that you saw the lions O\/
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Post by PJL » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:59 pm

Lisbeth wrote:He did not show his age and too young to die. Yet not that young anymore \O
It would have been interesting to know what age he might have reached if not for the fight :-?
Richprins wrote:Interesting shots and info, Peej! Where are some more with the sea in the background? 0=
The sea is only visible in the southern sections and for some reason there weren't many animals there for the backdrop!
Pumbaa wrote:Brilliant sightings and shots, PJL,

and great that you saw the lions O\/
Thanks Pumbaa. The lions were very flat! They did move from time to time to find better shade, but we didn't happen to be there when they moved :O^
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