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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Nico » Tue Sep 01, 2009 8:15 am

Kgalagadi , 12 august between Twee Rivieren and Kieliekrankie, we saw a group of Springbok and I saw a female laying separated from the herd. Than is notist that there was something going on. Something black was moving and immediately I new that de Springbok was giving birth. I filmed the hole thing from the beginning till the end. It was an unique experience that we never shell forget. Look at the video.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANGD5cE2WoQ[/video]

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Nico » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:45 am

This is also an amazing moment, the battle of the Springbok in Kgalagadi. The fight is fast and hard. look at the video. :wink:

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NabwLZ4sGJw[/video]

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:01 pm

2 amazing videos Nico.
Thanks for sharing. :clap:
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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Nico » Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:38 pm

Elsa wrote:2 amazing videos Nico.
Thanks for sharing. :clap:
Hi Elsa, you're welcome. :wink:

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Tom124 » Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:12 pm

Hi all!

Sprinbok was sighted 1 TIME today at NOSSOB
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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Wild about cats » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:53 pm

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby DuQues » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:49 pm

Pffft! A bit underrated animal! The last post here is from over 3 years ago!

So let me add a very, very young one, learning its steps, and drinking.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClDWARIs1Zw[/video]

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby saraf » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:07 pm

Oh that was lovely DQ, thank you.
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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:25 pm

We were only now told how special this sighting actually was.

We saw Springbok twins. 8)

We carefully scanned the entire series of pics to confirm what we noticed at the time - only one Springbokkie tended to both babies. Both drank from her and when she shooed them away from the road, they only followed her. No other Springbok paid any attention to either of them.

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby RosemaryH » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:25 am

:thumbs_up: Guinea Pig 8) from what I have read Springbok twins are very rare.
Read of a study done at Pretoria Zoo once and among 148 births only two twins occurred.
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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:10 am

We were SO lucky to have seen this, RosemaryH! :D

I liked this pic in the series and posted it on Facebook and immediately got a reaction from somebody who knows more about it than I do. We didn't realize it was that rare!

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Re: Antelope: Springbok

Unread postby Mems » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:01 pm

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