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Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Imax » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:04 pm

Aardvark :thumbs_up:
Aardwolf :thumbs_up:
African Civet :thumbs_up:
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :thumbs_up:
Caracal :(
Pangolin :thumbs_up:
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :thumbs_up:
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :(

That caracal still eludes me :?

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:48 pm

Aardvark :thumbs_up: (on the way to SANP)
Aardwolf :(
African Civet :thumbs_up:
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :(
Caracal :thumbs_up:
Pangolin :(
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :thumbs_up:
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :(

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby cptphotographer » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:51 pm

Aardvark :wall:
Aardwolf :thumbs_up: (not in SANParks)
African Civet :thumbs_up:
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :wall:
Caracal :thumbs_up:
Pangolin :wall:
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :thumbs_up:
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :thumbs_up: (not in SANParks)

Not on list, but certainly special to me.
Riverine Rabbit in Karoo NP a few weekends ago! :thumbs_up:
Striped Polecat between Upington and KTP a few months ago! :thumbs_up:
Water Mongoose close to Roodewal camp in KNP :thumbs_up:
White Tailed Mongoose Satara - Orpen Road :thumbs_up:
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby BadgerGirl » Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:13 am

Strictly SANParks:
Civet - Marakele & KNP Mopani area 09.2013
Sidestriped Jackal - Nightdrive with Stanley at Mopani on 23.09.2013.

Honey Badger - 3 all in the Mopani area during September 2013 of which one was paralyzed in the back and hind legs. I was over the moon with happiness when I saw the two honey badgers together but it promptly changed to sadness when we saw that one of them was pulling itself with the front legs because of the paralyzed back.
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:10 pm

Aardvark :(
Aardwolf :thumbs_up:
African Civet :thumbs_up:
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :(
Caracal :thumbs_up:
Pangolin :thumbs_up:
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :(
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :(

7/11
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Jock » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:37 pm

For me:

African Civet
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Porcupine
Serval

:hmz: Me thinks I need to spend more time in Kruger
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:49 pm

Heksie wrote:Aardvark :(
Aardwolf :(
African Civet :(
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :(
Caracal :thumbs_up:
Pangolin :(
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :(
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :thumbs_up:

5 :D
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After this December trip I can tick a few more elusive animals :dance:

Civet :thumbs_up:
Serval :thumbs_up:
Bushpig I have seen at Rietvlei with our November meet so hopefully it counts as well :think:

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby yoda » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:29 am

Aardvark :(
Aardwolf :(
African Civet :(
African Wild Cat :(
Bushpig :(
Caracal :(
Pangolin :(
Porcupine :(
Serval :(
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :(

Only 1. :redface:
Not very good

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:40 am

You'll have to keep coming back yoda. :roll:
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby PietSkiet » Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:20 pm

Aardvark - Twice, not in a Sanpark though
Aardwolf - Myth
African Civet - Two within 20 min on H1-3 on night drive, never again
African Wild Cat - Near Orpen late afternoon in 1999, between Letaba and Mopani in 2012 morning, several in Satara area
Bushpig - Myth
Caracal - In December 2013 crossing the highway near GRNP (Wilderness section), but not officially in a Sanpark
Pangolin - Myth
Porcupine - One, not in Sanpark though
Serval - One, in private lodge bordering KNP, so not in a Sanpark
Sidestriped Jackal - Read my latest trip report - Having a beer at Talamati
South African Hedgehog - Myth

7 out of 11, but only 3 in a Sanpark, hope to increase on both lists in September
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby NetEk » Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:09 pm

1. Aardwolf- no One of my wishlist
2. Civet- yes
3. African Wild Cat- yes
4. Bushpig- yes 10 meters from the camp
5. Caracal- yes
6. Pangolin-no also on the whishlist I have seen track in sanpark does that count
7. Porcupine- yes all the time
8. Serval-yes
9. Sidestripe Jackal- not on park
10. Hedgehog- not in park
11. Aardvark- yes
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby t-bal » Sat Apr 12, 2014 9:53 am

Aardvark :(
Aardwolf :(
African civet :thumbs_up: Once on a night drive near Olifants
African wild cat :thumbs_up: A few scrounging in Satara camp
Bushpig :(
Caracal :(
Pangolin :(
Porcupine :thumbs_up: A few times in Satara/Olifants area including mother with young ones.
Serval :thumbs_up: on the H10
Side striped Jackal :thumbs_up: Several times
South African Hedgehog :(

Hoping to add to the list in about 3 months.
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby jaytea » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:22 am

Aardvark :thumbs_up: not in a Sanpark...
Aardwolf :thumbs_up: on way to Mapungubwe....
African Civet :thumbs_up:
African Wild Cat :thumbs_up:
Bushpig :thumbs_up: not in a Sanpark either.....
Caracal :thumbs_up:
Pangolin :( the bogey!
Porcupine :thumbs_up:
Serval :thumbs_up:
Sidestriped Jackal :thumbs_up:
South African Hedgehog :( (not in the wild so doesn't count...)

Not bad! Need more visits!
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby yoda » Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:01 am

Bush Baptist wrote:You'll have to keep coming back yoda. :roll:


Yup, hopefully I will add another one this coming December.

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Gemma T » Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:06 am

I've seen:
Civet - one kept coming to visit us at the fence at Malrlane
AWC- several times- S100 early morning, night drives, visited us in Satara camp. The best one was when one literally ran over my feet in Skukuza camp while braiing one evening!
Serval - dirt road near LS, 2 within 20 mins near Renosterkoppice and Transport Dam!
Side stripe jackal - first visit to the park, didn't know I'd seen anything special til much later

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