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09-29-2016, 07:15 PM   #4531
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That's not a bird, THAT'S a bird

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my apologies to Mick Dundee:

Teenage Mugger: [Dundee and Sue are approached by a black youth stepping out from the shadows, followed by some others] You got a light, buddy?
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: Yeah, sure kid.
[reaches for lighter]
Teenage Mugger: [flicks open switchblade] And your wallet!
Sue Charlton: [guardedly] Mick, give him your wallet.
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: [amused] What for?
Sue Charlton: [cautiously] He's got a [bird]
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: [chuckles] That's not a [bird].
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Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: THAT's a [bird].

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Another shot of one of that pair of rogue cheetah;s from Addo


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The "eyes" have it

the "eyes" have it

do I have your attention now

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(I really like the eyes)
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How about a little birdie to relieve the tension created by that kitty.
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Blessed to also have seen a colony of Meerkats in Addo, and they were on the move.


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shadows/reflections and mimicry

this has it all, shadow/reflection and mimicry

follow the leader

"adult and child"

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5 Bulls
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QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
5 Bulls
aren't there 6?? (in the right background)

great photos, greater or lesser kudus???
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Thanks .Oops, did not see that one at the back. These would be greater Kudu, though we do not have that distinction here. We only have Kudu.
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QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
Thanks .Oops, did not see that one at the back. These would be greater Kudu, though we do not have that distinction here. We only have Kudu.
African Safari Journal & Field Guide the African Adventure Company Mark W. Nolting & Duncan Butchart says the lesser is found in northern Tanzania up to Horn of Africa

should have read my source better
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things can be easy to over look

I started focusing on the zebras and then noticed the wildebeest on the horizon but something else had the attention of the zebras

do you see anything else

photographed in the Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania

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Good spotting, they can be so well camouflaged.
Secretary Bird, which I was blessed to see in Addo
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even knowing they are there in just a few yards from the zebras, it can be hard for me to pick out both lions if I hadn't seen the photo recently.

as far as the secretary birds go, we say quite a few, even some pairs, here is one from the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania:

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