Observations in the Genus: Taurotragus

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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Sand olive eater

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: near Sevilla, Agter-Pakhuis
Observed: 15th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Would you call that fynbos?

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Ancient paint

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Hoeksonderkoffie
Observed: 15th April 2003
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:4
Description:

A rare polychrome ...

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Eland

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Location: Garden Castle, Southern Drakensberg
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Strong, Dark, Powerful; Eland bull

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Nylstroom, Bosveld
Observed: 27th December 2014
Added: 10th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Out of a herd of 40+ Eland there were only a few males, this one probably the strongest and darkest of them all. This bull and another had a very brief fight before smelling a few females, uninterested, and they both walked away.

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Eland on the plains

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Zebula Country Club and Game Reserve
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eland

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Zebula Country Club and Game Reserve
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Bushmen Wilderbeast

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By: Sarah Wright
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: Stadsaal Caves
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Eland 2

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Eland

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eland

Eland
By: Janet TaylorJanet Taylor’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Balele Mountain Lodge, Utrecht
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Eland

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: R61, Stormberg District, Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 28th September 2013
Added: 9th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Eland Bull

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: S1052, Northern Free State
Observed: 30th December 2013
Added: 30th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Bull with the crumpled horn

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Sevilla, Agter-Pakhuis
Observed: 23rd October 2014
Added: 26th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

A large herd of 70+ introduced eland whose population keeps expanding exponentially [apparently]. Given the number of prehistoric rock paintings of eland in this area their reintroduction was entirely appropriate.

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Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)

Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 3rd October 2014
Added: 15th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Some days you see something awesome...at work

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By: _johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Diepwalle SF, Knysna, Western Cape, RSA
Observed: 23rd September 2014
Added: 23rd September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:3
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Eland

Eland
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Griekwastad, Bo-Karoo
Observed: 4th September 2013
Added: 21st September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Eland

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By: Leandri Gerber
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site
Observed: 7th August 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Eland ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Mkambati NR
Observed: 17th August 2014
Added: 25th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Eland from the sky ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Just North of Guerna, Baviaanskloof
Observed: 10th July 2014
Added: 6th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Taken out of a helicopter, so quality is very poor

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Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)

 Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mount Zebra National Park
Observed: 17th July 2014
Added: 21st July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)

Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx (Eland)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 17th July 2014
Added: 21st July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Taurotragus oryx

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Location: Mokala National Park
Observed: 22nd June 2014
Added: 20th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eland

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By: Arika M
Groen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Location: HNBG, Pierre se kamp
Observed: 7th July 2014
Added: 8th July 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Eland

By: Ruedi Siegenthaler
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary RangersVolunteer Wildfire Services
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Location: Circular Dr, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 13th November 2011
Added: 5th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Eland

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Unnamed Road, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 28th April 2014
Added: 15th June 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Eland (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 3rd June 2014
Added: 4th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Eland

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Location: Injusuti
Observed: 12th September 2009
Added: 5th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Eland

Eland
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: 1, Tambotie Ave
Observed: 27th April 2014
Added: 28th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Taurotragus oryx2

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 15th April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:1
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Taurotragus oryx

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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