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nicky

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Mayo 3, 2021 08:37 AM SAST

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nicky

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Agosto 2016

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Satyrium bracteatum


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ren_hoekstra

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Diciembre 2021

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dewald2

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Agosto 18, 2007 09:32 AM SAST

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Central Free State Grassland (Vachellia karroo woodland)

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Octubre 14, 2004

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Crassula pageae Cederberg


Minute plant about 1,5 cm in diam. Flowers tinged pink.

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niallp

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Octubre 2019

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mavourneen

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Octubre 14, 2015

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?Crassula


prostrate delicate herb, growing profusely in shade under trees.

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sandraf

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Noviembre 2020

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Enero 2022

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Note the pale green/yellow coloration behind the lip in the 3rd photo. Also note the 4th pic- it closely matches the illustration by Bolus of the plant he presumed was forficaria.

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ren_hoekstra

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Enero 2022

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Three flowering plants found at site. Height range across specimens 250-500mm. Leaves up to 150mm long. Lip 7mm. Petals 8mm. Median sepal 9mm. Lateral sepals 8mm.

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Ranita de Darwin (Rhinoderma darwinii)

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mgargiulo

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Noviembre 2020

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Octubre 2021

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Found while exploring a small wetland. The first indication of its presence was two "zick" notes soon followed by the typical call. Only a solitary male was heard and found. See http://frogmap.adu.org.za/Species_text.php?sp=40

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Septiembre 18, 2021 04:35 PM SAST

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Growing within two metres of L. prostratum. Will they not hybridise?

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Septiembre 19, 2020 08:46 AM SAST

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Just inland of the white coastal dunes

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Julio 2021

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Julio 3, 2021 07:43 PM SAST

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Lechuza de El Cabo (Tyto capensis)

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Junio 2021

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Abril 24, 2021 01:20 PM SAST

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muonmo

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Enero 26, 2012 07:18 PM SAST

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Spat out of someone's mouth after he drank it from his opaque water bottle.

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botaneek

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Enero 2005

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Colophon


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tonyrebelo

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Noviembre 1, 1933

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The Ugly Duckling Conebush: Wolseley Conebush


Wolseley Conebush Leucadendron spirale
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This Conebush is undoubtedly the ‘ugly duckling’ in the genus. Describing it in 1809, Richard Salisbury - in Knight's book on the cultivaton of proteas - noted that ‘cuttings grow freely, but possessing little beauty it should only be admitted in extensive collections’. Indeed, few people would recognise it as a Conebush, as its leaves are small and ericoid, and the fully mature cones, are only 20 mm in diameter.
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L. spirale has been collected only four times in the past:
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* James Niven found it in 1801 at the Breede River;
* Leopold Mund collected it at the same locality in 1819;
* James Bowie gives as his locality the swamps at Soetmelkrivier and Langklooof (but he has a reputation for giving incorrect localities); and
* Alfred Meebold collected it in 1933, describing the locality as ‘Wolseley, health, containing only few species, but river ground and swampy ground, few hours only’.
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As far as is known the plant is extinct, but some populations may still lurk in the Worcester Valley.
If the Breede River and Wolseley localities are correct most of its habitat has probably been ploughed up, but small pockets of plants may still exist.
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Acknowledgements for drawing: Nicci Page
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A R1000 Reward of was offered, and posted around Tulbagh, Wolseley and Worcester, between 1995 and 2000 for the finding of confirmed plants - it was never claimed.
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The plant has needle-like, rough, leaves 4-9mm long. The male flowerheads are 6-8 mm long and do not have floral bracts - they probably liberate clouds of pollen if knocked while flowering. The female plants produce seed-bearing cones: these form hard balls about 20 mm round. It is closely related to the Strawberry Conebush, which has longer leaves, and bigger, red cones. It probably flowers in summer.

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tonyrebelo

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Diciembre 31, 1806

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Wynberg Conebush - extinct for 200 years


Leucadendron grandiflorum (Salisb.) R.Br. Wynberg Conebush
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Global Status: EX.
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Last seen in 1806 in Clapham. No records exist of its ecology, habitat, extent or time of demise, other than that it used to occur on Wynberg Mountain. The area was the location of the earliest colonial farms.
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Based on its sister species, L. globosum and L. elimense, it probably occurred on the upper south slopes of Wynberg hill on moister granite soils.
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Because of the feud between Robert Brown and Richard Salisbury at the turn of the 19th Century, Salisbury’s description was incorrectly synonymized and its existence neglected until Ion Williams revised the genus in 1972. During this entire period there are no records alluding to the species, and to this day it is only known from Salisbury’s description and a single drawing of a male plant (shown above: that is it!). Its local date of extinction is thus unknown, and can be anywhere from the turn of the 18th century until recently. However, as it was not collected by collectors in the middle 18th century it was either very rare or extinct by the early 1800s. From the description and drawing there can be no doubt that this is a valid taxon, that it belongs to the Crowned Conebushes, and that its sister species is L. globosum.
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Considerable confusion was caused by the use of L. grandiflorum for the unrelated Sun Conebushes L. barkerae, L. daphnoides and L. tinctum during the 1900s, and illustrations of Leucadendron sessile that were misidentified as L. grandiflorum in the 1800s. The previous Red List status in 1996 as of uncertain taxonomic status is thus not valid, being partially as a result of this confusion. This confusion persists in the literature today.
A few persons have claimed that it might not be a good species based on a single plant, but Salisbury's description leaves no doubt that at least the male was quite distinct from the other Crown Conebushes. That coupled with the distribution make it highly likely that this was quite a distinct species. One unique feature mentioned was the strong and disagreeable odour, which unfortunately is not adequate to determine if it might have been fly pollinated.
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It is sadly too late to do anything about this apparently impressive plant. Wynberg Hill is today covered by Bishops Court and Constantia, and either under houses or vineyards. The odds that any undiscovered seedbanks may survive under hedgerows and pine stands is exceedingly small. Road verges and undeveloped erven have been well searched, to no avail.
This must be our earliest documented extinction in South Africa, and perhaps attributable to our Mediterranean love of wine.
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Illustration from Paradisus Londonensis page 105
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/mobot31753000575172#page/248/mode/1up

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markheystek

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Mayo 2, 2021 10:37 AM HST

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Abril 2021

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Enero 11, 2017 10:25 AM SAST

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malthinus

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Diciembre 2018

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won the lottery today

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Abril 10, 2021 10:45 AM SAST

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Rocíos del Sol (Género Drosera)

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Marzo 27, 2021 07:52 AM SAST

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Marzo 2021

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Febrero 19, 2021 12:10 PM SAST

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Junio 5, 2015 09:14 AM SAST

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Octubre 24, 2020 06:53 AM SAST

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Víbora Cornuda Africana (Bitis caudalis)

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Marzo 2020

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darragh132

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Noviembre 10, 2020 04:09 PM SAST

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Captured from GoPro footage

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Junio 12, 2012 10:26 AM ADT

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Bermuda (Google, OSM)

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Enero 9, 2013

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Aspidelaps lubricus


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Marzo 13, 2019 09:59 AM SAST

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caught this strange goby in the touw river. placed in aquarium for the photograph and released afterwards.

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Lobo de la India (Canis lupus ssp. pallipes)

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ravinaidu

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Mayo 2020

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Febrero 19, 2020 02:40 PM SAST

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Agosto 22, 2020 12:35 PM SAST

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gillian21

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Febrero 21, 2020 12:26 PM SAST

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Octubre 3, 2013

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Doornbosch (Google, OSM)

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Clanwilliam sandfish


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rob_palmer

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Enero 19, 2016 12:15 PM SAST

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mark520

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Noviembre 27, 2018 06:29 PM SAST

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Lobo Gris (Canis lupus)

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gerardbattu

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Octubre 2019

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dewald2

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Junio 10, 2020 09:38 AM SAST

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Knysna (Google, OSM)

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Lobo Etiope (Canis simensis)

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zeledonia

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Agosto 2018

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Lobo Etiope (Canis simensis)

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Diciembre 2019

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Lobo Etiope (Canis simensis)

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rbeunen

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Noviembre 2015

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tatatasin

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Mayo 2, 2020 10:14 AM WIB

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Ikan cupang liar,Betta sp.

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darragh132

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Septiembre 24, 2015 07:12 PM SAST

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juraijrani

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Abril 15, 2020 04:51 PM AWST

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don-jean

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Febrero 26, 2011 09:32 AM EST

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valmarsh

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Abril 24, 2020 08:26 AM SAST

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valmarsh

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Abril 24, 2020 08:21 AM SAST

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darragh132

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Febrero 20, 2005 12:20 PM SAST

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Alguien...

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markheystek

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Abril 1, 2020 04:59 AM SAST

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Found this morning on the mountain. Can anyone assist with ID?

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Abejero Europeo (Pernis apivorus)

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johngow1888

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Enero 31, 2020 09:47 AM SAST

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European Honey Buzzard?

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Camaleón Enano de El Cabo (Bradypodion pumilum)

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Marzo 14, 2020 09:51 AM SAST

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First record of a chameleon for Phillipskop. I presume Bradypodion pumilum base on range but right on the eastern edge of the range.
See it in action here: https://youtu.be/1B5Z8euMh8o

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rob_palmer

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Abril 20, 2016 12:30 PM SAST

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Carpas Y Carpitas (Familia Cyprinidae)

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Abril 26, 2019 01:24 PM SAST

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Jirafa (Giraffa camelopardalis)

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fossa1211

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Marzo 2020

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skull of giraffe. on display at nashvile zoo.

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Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus ssp. pygargus)

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Noviembre 27, 2019 11:46 AM SAST

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Febrero 6, 2017 12:35 PM SAST

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Dwarskloof

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caroloneill

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Octubre 26, 2018

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Busardo Ratonero (Buteo buteo)

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rajuvarghese

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Marzo 9, 2020 11:26 AM CET

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Zorro Común de la India (Vulpes vulpes ssp. pusilla)

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gaell

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Febrero 17, 2020 11:04 AM CET

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colin25

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Marzo 8, 2020 10:51 AM SAST

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brettvercoe

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Enero 28, 2020 03:11 PM AEDT

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Febrero 2020

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maureen123

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Febrero 8, 2020 06:27 PM SAST

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Chotacabras Cuelgacintas (Caprimulgus vexillarius)

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Noviembre 23, 2019

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Location not exact! Seen on Punda sunset drive

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Halcón Taita (Falco fasciinucha)

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bobmcd

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Octubre 2019

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Zorro Rojo (Vulpes vulpes)

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Julio 12, 2011 04:30 PM CEST

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ciprimo

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Febrero 26, 2020 03:00 PM CET

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nmoorhatch

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Marzo 1, 2018 03:43 PM PST

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Zorro Chama (Vulpes chama)

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karoopixie

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Julio 2013

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Mammal call - Montagu WCape


Heard this weird mammal call last night. I have heard this once or twice before a few years ago. It could be a Cape fox, or possibly a bateared fox. It has a slightly cat-like yowl to it - do rooikatte call? All help appreciated!

Oh, and this sound did not elicit any response from the kitties, either at the time or when I played it back.

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torunitadori

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Marzo 2019

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Tanga, TZ (Google, OSM)

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coreyjlange

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Enero 2020

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Nutria de Cameroon (Aonyx congicus)

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pfaucher

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Agosto 2007

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Otter seen in Mbeli Bai

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Chacal Dorado (Canis aureus)

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fatima_jab

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Abril 28, 2019 04:56 PM IST

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Chacal Dorado (Canis aureus)

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admss

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Abril 6, 2019 03:17 AM CEST

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valmarsh

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Enero 10, 2020 08:52 PM SAST

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zydrunas72

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Enero 22, 2007 02:11 PM EET

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Febrero 2016

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Dwarf Chameleon (new species)


info given us by Rodger Smith. Shedding his skin

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Enero 31, 2016

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Emerald Dwarf Chameleon


in a grassland near to a small grassy stream

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kelvin13

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Agosto 27, 2019 12:48 PM UTC

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kelvin13

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Febrero 15, 2019 12:28 PM UTC

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Equidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)

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deborod

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Febrero 19, 2020 04:32 PM AEDT

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colin25

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Junio 27, 2015

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Ringed Fluffy


Photo credit: Ken Gie.
Caught for research by qualified person

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Críalo Blanquinegro (Clamator jacobinus)

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grindals

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Enero 12, 2014

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Zarzalero de Knysna (Bradypterus sylvaticus)

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Febrero 15, 2020 08:40 AM SAST

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Calling inside plumbago thickets

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taylor_dc

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Mayo 2019

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qin_huang

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Febrero 16, 2018 01:31 PM CST

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ijen (Google, OSM)

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Francolín Cuellicastaño (Pternistis castaneicollis)

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nikborrow

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Noviembre 20, 2017

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dbeadle

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Febrero 19, 2014 12:23 PM EST

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Female Bar-tailed Trogon. Photographed in the Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda on 19 February 2014. Subspecies camerunensis.

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aepafrica

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Febrero 6, 2020 07:53 PM SAST

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Father in law found this hunk of cuteness last night!