Observations in the Genus: Panthera

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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Panthera leo

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 19th November 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Lion Track

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed: 24th July 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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On The Prowl

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed: 6th July 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Man On A Mission

SAM_0552
By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Leopard

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By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe’s reputation in MammalsKobus Lubbe’s reputation in MammalsKobus Lubbe’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Unnamed Road, North Uthungulu
Observed: 30th September 2014
Added: 28th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Lion with Tortoise Snack

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By: Michael McSweeney
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 15th November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:10
Comments:3
Description:

Can't say that I have ever seen this behaviour before....this lion proceeded to crunch through the Leopard Tortoises shell and consumed the meaty insides.

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elegant sufficiency

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: S28, Kruger National Park
Observed: 3rd November 2014
Added: 19th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

Male sleeping heavily beside scraps of young buffalo (?) lunch

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on the shelf

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Gasanfthombi Dam, Kruger National Park
Observed: 3rd November 2014
Added: 19th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

A thoroughly replete pride spent the day at the dam

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Lion Cubs

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: S100, Kruger National Park
Observed: 5th October 2011
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

The down side of this sighting was that we were surrounded by cars and the cubs were some distance away in the riverbed. nonetheless, it was a privilege to see these cubs out in the open

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Lions

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: H1-3, Kruger National Park
Observed: 4th October 2011
Added: 13th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

These lions were some distance from the road, so it took some time to spot them. there were three lionesses and a male, who had some fairly serious scarring on his back.

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Male Lion

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: H7, Kruger National Park
Observed: 4th October 2011
Added: 9th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

We first saw this lion from a distance as it walked across the open plain. we could see it was heading for the Tamboti turnoff and we went down the road to get a better look. the reward was watching this magnificent creature scent-marking its territory,walking down the road and frighting the local impala and wildebeest. looking into those eyes was a whole new experience for me.

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male lion with juv. 4web 2150004

male lion with juv.  4web 2159998
By: guido.cozaguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Namutoni
Observed: 4th August 2014
Added: 21st October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Juv. Lion (P. leo) 4web 2140158

Juv. Lion (P. leo) 4web 2159972
By: guido.cozaguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Namutoni
Observed: 4th August 2014
Added: 21st October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

just too beautiful not to share. I saw this pride the first time about 6-8 month ago. The cubs where still very small at that time and rangers told me that the two sub-adult males only recently took over this pride. Now the pride has 23 mouth to feed. It seems they specialized themselves to hunt Giraffe, and they seem resident arrount Namutoni

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Leopard

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 26th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

scratchmarks on tree in forest near stream. About one metre high.

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leopard tracks

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 26th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Leopard, Luiperd 7

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 14th December 2008
Added: 3rd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Scratch marks on fig tree.

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A magical vision - Kgalagadi NCape

A magical vision - Kgalagadi NCape
By: KaroopixieKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Nossob waterhole, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 30th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

We were sitting in the hide on our last night in Nossob, just the two of us, when out of the dark materialised this lioness and her cub. Neither of us had cameras which work in low light, so we just watched in awe. They drank for a full 10 minutes! Then wandered off to lie under the tree next to the hide.

This photo was taken by the ©Nossob webcam, and you can see the other photos here. I hope Sanparks don't mind me posting this photo here.

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Leopard

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By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: H1-4, Kruger National Park
Observed: 18th August 2013
Added: 28th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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The manne make it to the bar - Kgalagadi NCape

The manne make it to the bar - Kgalagadi NCape
By: KaroopixieKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Kwang, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 4th September 2014
Added: 27th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

The same two chaps (http://www.ispot.org.za/node/286080) make it to the waterhole an hour later. They have the most awesome, relentless, ground-eating gentle stride. The one lion was a tad injured. Once the other dude had drunk his fill, he lay down in the road and waited for his buddy. When buddy was sated, the boys greeted each other affectionately and strode off over the next hill.

One forgets just how enormous these beasts are! Breathtaking!

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The maned manne what count - Kgalagadi Botswana

The maned manne what count - Kgalagadi Botswana
By: KaroopixieKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Tween Cubitje Quap & Kwang, Kgalagadi Transfrontier park
Observed: 4th September 2014
Added: 27th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

An hour later they arrived at Kwang waterhole - http://www.ispot.org.za/node/286083

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Leopard with cubs

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By: Leandri Gerber
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site
Observed: 13th August 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:10
Comments:1
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Leopard kill bushbuck

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By: Leandri Gerber
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site
Observed: 9th August 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:10
Comments:1
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Leopard

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By: Leandri Gerber
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Groendal Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th July 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:3
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Panthera pardus subsp. pardus

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By: Leandri Gerber
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Groendal Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st July 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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and out of the leadwood

HCHOPKINS
By: _Fieldnotes_Fieldnotes’s reputation in Mammals_Fieldnotes’s reputation in Mammals
Location: S90
Observed: 31st October 2012
Added: 1st September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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smelly affair

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By: Sandveld
Location: 30, Deining Street Stillbay
Observed: 16th August 2014
Added: 21st August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

very dark dropping, terribly foul smell, probably from a cat-like creature? Never seen any domestic cats in the area

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We are Thirsty

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By: KoosAdAqua
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Watering Hole, Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 18th February 2012
Added: 18th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Two Beautiful Males

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By: KoosAdAqua
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 10th March 2009
Added: 18th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Cute family

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By: KoosAdAqua
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Kleinvlak, Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 6th September 2010
Added: 18th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Leopard

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel’s reputation in MammalsFrancois Kriel’s reputation in MammalsFrancois Kriel’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Sunday Loop, Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Observed: 3rd July 2014
Added: 28th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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