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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Night visitor

Carnivore Rd to Dam 4am Nov 2016
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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal NR nr dam
Observed: 4th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Lion

Lion
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Timbavati NR
Observed: 4th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Panthera pardus (leopard)

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By: Wim WybengaWim Wybenga’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Pilanesberg National Park
Observed: 4th October 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Paw

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By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Lourensford Estate
Observed: 13th October 2016
Added: 23rd October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Large paw print in damp area on a contour road.

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Only tracks

Only tracks, but it must be a nice size cat that left these tracks..
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 21st October 2016
Added: 23rd October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Must be a nice size cat to leave tracks like these...

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Lion

Lion
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: H1-3, Kruger National Park
Observed: 23rd July 2016
Added: 23rd October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Leopard

Leopard
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: H1-3, Kruger National Park
Observed: 23rd July 2016
Added: 23rd October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Leopard or porcupine scat?

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By: Las
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
Location: Cederberg
Observed: 5th October 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Disturbed area and scat found on hiking trail high up above Algeria campsite. This is a cape leopard protected area but I saw no tracks. This was the only scat that wasn't obviously baboon. I thought it might be too high up for porcupine, so wondered if it might be leopard.

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hunter and hunted, two beauties

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Location: KNP
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 26th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:3
Description:

Leopard was pointed out by White-backed Vulture. Nyala was hidden in Sage bush on rocky river island. Right hind leg of Nyala was eaten already when dragged to nearby Acacia and Ficus trees.
Note injury on left hind leg of leopard

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Leopard droppings

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By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Agtertafelberg, Du Toits
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

8 meters from the Agtertafelberg Hut door

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White Lion

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By: TamarynMelinda
Location: Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
Observed: 23rd September 2016
Added: 23rd September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Rare White Lions on Inkwenkwezi Private Game reserve. Not albino, just a recessive gene.

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Leopard Spoor

Leopard spoor, Waaihoek.
By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Zuurberg - Waaihoek
Observed: 3rd September 2016
Added: 7th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Fresh leopard spoor, observed 09:30.

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Luiperd

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: KNP - Skukuza
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 31st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Leopard track and kill

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By: Joanette Le CornuJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in MammalsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in MammalsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in MammalsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Plaas Uitspan
Observed: 30th July 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Male lion tracks

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Location: Botswana border
Observed: 20th July 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Scat?

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By: Jen Taylor
Location: Karkloof
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 18th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

I am not sure what this is from? There are a lot of Jackal in the area but this seemed to big?

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2 Ladies Chilling in the Winter Sun

2 Ladies Chilling in the Winter Sun
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Location: Sontuli Loop Picnic Site
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Leopard Scat

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Location: Dargle Valley
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 17th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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A new leopard in the area: Skye

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Wedderwill Game Park
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:5
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Gladiator

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Location: Eastern Shores, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Observed: 18th June 2016
Added: 2nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Leopard

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Location: Pilanesberg National Park
Observed: 7th June 2016
Added: 1st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Male

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Leopard sighting - Lourensford Estate

Leopard sighting
By: SallyR
Location: Lourensford Estate
Observed: 17th June 2016
Added: 23rd June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

I rounded a bend in a vehicle when the leopard jumped down from the firebreak into the road about 100 metres ahead, sat frozen for about a minute before turning and jumping back up onto the bank and away.

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An act of mercy ...

Mercy Killing
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: S100 road e of Satara along Nwanedzi River
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 7th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Lions

Lions
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: S100 road e of Satara along Nwanedzi River
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 6th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Benefitting from the drought

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Lions

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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: S100 road e of Satara along Nwanedzi River
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 5th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

With kill: only discovered later it was a Hippo

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Leopard

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Location: Eastern Shores, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
Description:

Found as in photos. Then dropped carcass to lower fork in the tree for some reason? Hyena were at the scene and apparently managed to get it.

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Leaving Spots

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Near Numbi gate
Observed: 10th October 2006
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Last day. lucky sighting just before the gate.

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Watchful

Watchful
By: L DurandL Durand’s reputation in MammalsL Durand’s reputation in MammalsL Durand’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Kruger National Park
Observed: 1st February 2013
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

Lioness on tree trunk, surveying her surroundings

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Fat lioness

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Game Lodge
Observed: 13th January 2009
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Over fed and strilized

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Black Leopard (Seaview)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Seaview Lion Park
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 23rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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