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Wild Dogger

Another Large-spotted Genet:

 

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African Civet cat:

 

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marcianluanda

Ndutu area of Tanzania just before sunset

 

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KafueTyrone

Young Serval - Kafue National Park, Zambia.

 

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KafueTyrone

Possibly the mother of the Young Serval above - Kafue National Park

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twaffle

Some lovely photos of those harder to see little cats. I've only had the one caracal sighting which I didn't do justice with images. Processed this one as a b&w as the washed out colour was horrible. Best I could do, still hoping for a better sighting. Photographed last year in the Mara.

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AxsMan

Do the cats have to be completely wild? Walt was pretty frisky as a kitten :)

 

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KafueTyrone

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KafueTyrone

Some more great Serval action from the Kafue...post-15543-0-83198200-1348129912.jpg

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pault

Love it!!!

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ovenbird

Dave's pic of a Jungle Cat from Keoladeo NP, aka Bharatpur, India. (FYI, all DSLR pics are Dave's...I'm the one who uses the P&S)

 

 

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dickysingh

Caracal family from Masai Mara - it was very late in the evening and it was drizzling, so I had to pump up the ISO:

 

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This Serval with a hare is from Masai Mara - too bad she never once looked towards the camera after getting the hare:

 

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dickysingh

 

the caracal was from last year but the caracal is from mid August. There is one female (near Double Cross) with three cubs. Some people had found her den and she was being seen regularly for a few days. A lioness tried to dig the serval cubs out from their den (in a termite mound) and the serval mother and cubs disappeared the next day, probably changed their den. We could not find her again in the next 15 days. However the serval picture posted here is of another female that we had found near the Talek River. I am sure you will find some servals - I saw four different ones in August. However no caracals in the 4 weeks that I was there and did not even hear of someone seeing caracals.

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safaribr

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This photo was taken at a night safari in Tarangire, Tanzania, in February 2012

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KafueTyrone

Taken yesterday. One of 2 young Servals, this one was calling for its mother to return from her hunting foray and climbing the tree to get a better look out into the plain!

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africapurohit

Kwando, Botswana (2006)

 

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africapurohit

Chitabe, Botswana (2006).

 

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marg

Bobcat...in our yard.

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bushmaniac

Exeter River Lodge, Sabi Sand, taken April 2011:

 

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And Sabi Sabi, August 2012:

 

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Game Warden

@@bushmaniac now you know how to post pics, there's no stopping you :) Great images, thanks. What kit were you using?

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bushmaniac

@@Game Warden

 

I use a Canon 500D, usually with a 100-400mm lens. As I said in my intro, I've been very lucky - but there's still so much more out there just waiting for me to visit. :D

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Sangeeta

Terrific caracal!

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Rainbirder

A cracking Caracal capture indeed!!!

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sundowner
Serval, June, 2013 Kenya (either in the Mara or the OOC)

 

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Csaba

Taken at the Maasai Mara last month.

 

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Thanks to Sarah and Pete for letting me pinch their photos as I didn't get a decent shot of its face

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Kitsafari

i posted 2 pix of the 2 caracals we saw in Ngorongoro in my TR. here are a couple more. June 2013. we were really lucky to see them on our first safari!

 

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and once more, a pix of a very relaxed and yet alert cat

 

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