Observations in the Family: Felidae

Common Name: Cats

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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It's my bone!

Young Lion kill (4)
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Royal Hlane Game Park
Observed: 28th May 2015
Added: 2nd July 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A young lion was telling the young lioness, very loudly whose bone it was.

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Caracal or Porcupine

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Soetvlei Wetlands, Tokai Park
Observed: 27th June 2015
Added: 1st July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Leopard Scratch Marks

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By: Mo_
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Bastiaanskloof
Observed: 27th June 2015
Added: 30th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cheetah

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By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: H1-2, Kruger National Park
Observed: 8th June 2015
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Bigfoot

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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 21st June 2015
Added: 21st June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Footprints about 9-10cm long.

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Young leopards

Leopard juvs 3
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Limpopo-Lipadi's best
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 21st June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

These two youngsters were quite chilled out by our presence - we were about 10' from them. They had probably never seen a Land Rover before.

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Caracal Spoor

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boshkloof Farm, Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Very Old Leopard Scat

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 11th April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Leopard

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Location: Wedderwill Game Park
Observed: 23rd January 2015
Added: 14th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Rooikat

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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 13th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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LL - Lazy Lion, Local Lion or leo ssp leo

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mossel Bay Area
Observed: 4th June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:1
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Leopard Scat

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Looks a bit odd but there was quite a lot of it lying around

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leopard

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Location: Medike
Observed: 1st June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

Big leopard on old mountain track.

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Leopard Tracks in the Orange Grove

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boshkloof Farm, Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 11th April 2015
Added: 5th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A leopard passed through the orange groves the previous night, walking within 25 metres of the farmhouse and came within 10 metres of where we were staying.

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Mystery Scat

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boshkloof Farm, Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 3rd June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Could be Wild Cat or Genet

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Leopard scat

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Botmaskop
Observed: 24th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Saw a couple scats, this one had some broken bones in it

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Caracal Kill: Signs of a Struggle

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Soetvlei Wetlands, Tokai Park
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 19th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Predator

Predator
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Pakhuis Riverside Trail Pakhuis Pass side
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld 2 years?

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Predator

Predator
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Amonsepoort Trail
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld 2 years?

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Cat? Spoor

Cat? Spoor
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Amonsepoort Trail west end
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 10th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Young veld 2 years? - one side of path

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Could it be lions?

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 28th September 2013
Added: 5th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

The most likely Scenario, given the amount of flesh still present. Jackal and brown hyena possobly ate part of leftovers too

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Leopard scratch marks

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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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A Small Leopard

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Could be a small female or an adolescent

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Very Fresh

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 11th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

This was probably left a few hours earlier, as it is still sharp.

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Leopard Scat

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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The First Set

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boshkloof Farm, Cedarberg Wilderness Area
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

This is the first set of leopard spoor that i found. Presumably from a large male (or as large as they get in the Cedarberg)

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Faeces

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By: albrecht@saeon.ac.za
Location: Addo Park
Observed: 1st February 2008
Added: 11th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Who's foot is this?

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
Observed: 26th July 2014
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Spotted night visitor

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Confluence
Observed: 1st March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:3
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Leopard, Luiperd

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Location: Pilanesberg NR
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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