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Southern Steenbuck Raphicerus campestris ssp. campestris

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

September 4, 2020 07:17 AM SAST

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Aardwolf Proteles cristata

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

August 27, 2020 04:35 PM SAST

Description

This camera faces an active aardwolf midden about 4 m in diameter (about 5 m to the left of this guy)

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Tent Tortoise Psammobates tentorius

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

July 29, 2020 04:56 PM SAST

Description

Speckled padloper?

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Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

June 26, 2020 01:50 PM SAST

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Southern Greater Kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros ssp. strepsiceros

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 26, 2020 11:20 AM SAST

Description

The only kudu I've seen in Namaqualand though there have been reputable reports of some wandering around over the past few years. No doubt this one is long gone from this location.

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Cape Ratel Mellivora capensis ssp. capensis

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 18, 2020 08:13 AM SAST

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Cape Skink Trachylepis capensis

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

June 7, 2020 05:00 PM SAST

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Southern Kori Ardeotis kori ssp. kori

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

April 30, 2020 10:52 AM SAST

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Southern and Eastern African Caracal Caracal caracal ssp. caracal

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 24, 2020 08:03 AM SAST

Description

For the caracal depositing the scat being examined by the caracal above, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719733

For scat deposited, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719734

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Southern and Eastern African Caracal Caracal caracal ssp. caracal

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 29, 2020 10:57 AM SAST

Description

Contents: Mainly hair, few bones, grass

For the caracal depositing the above scat, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719733

For examination of above scat by a caracal 1 h 50 mins after it was deposited, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719738

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Southern and Eastern African Caracal Caracal caracal ssp. caracal

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 24, 2020 06:13 AM SAST

Description

For scat deposited, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719734

For examination of scat by a caracal 1 h 50 mins after it was deposited, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47719738

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 29, 2020 11:19 AM SAST

Description

Ain’t that nice? A first responder to the 7.5 mm rain 4 days ago.

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Sandlily Veltheimia capensis

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

May 23, 2020 09:29 AM SAST

Description

That’s what I like about bulbs. They don’t care that the rains haven’t come yet. If it’s time to flower, they flower.

Overall plant height: 27 cm

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

July 9, 2019 09:14 AM SAST

Description

platyphylla?

Leaves along 70 cm SE-facing crack in rock (lowest crack descending from left to right in pic 3)

For flowers in same patch of plants about 7 months later (3 Feb 2020), see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38297085

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

February 3, 2020 06:27 PM SAST

Description

platyphylla?

Emerging inflorescences first detected early Jan 2020.

Flower pics taken over 13 hours at following times: 03 Feb 18:27 (starting to open) 19:55 (open), 04 Feb 02:09 (open further) 07:30 (closed)

Pic 1 used sunlight reflected off mirror; night pics 2 & 3 used torch; morning pic 4 in direct sunlight.

About 50 inflorescences in patch, tallest about 50 mm high.

For leaves in same patch of plants about 7 months before (9 Jul 2019), see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38297087

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Angulate Tortoise Chersina angulata

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

February 1, 2020 10:43 AM SAST

Description

No doubt who dun this one

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Comb-toed Geckos Genus Chondrodactylus

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 21, 2020 06:51 PM SAST

Description

Found dead, tailless, and upside down at base of small shrub (last pic). SVL about 90 mm.

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Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 21, 2020 06:24 PM SAST

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Carnivorans Order Carnivora

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 8, 2020 10:04 AM SAST

Description

Regurgitation/vomit contains two lizards, distinct white bones and hair (rodent?). Is there a chance that a reptile brought all this up? Surely only puff adder in these parts. Unlikely?

For separate lizard obs, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37395197

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Bibron's Thick-toed Gecko Chondrodactylus bibronii

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 8, 2020 10:13 AM SAST

Description

Lizard in regurgitation/vomit containing a second lizard, bones and hair.

For regurgitation obs, see

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37395198

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 4, 2020 05:48 PM SAST

Description

Plant height about 20 cm

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Southern Rock Agama Agama atra

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

January 4, 2020 09:12 AM SAST

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Southern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla formicivora

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kevinatbrakputs

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January 4, 2020 09:25 AM SAST

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kevinatbrakputs

Date

December 29, 2019 05:16 PM SAST

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Cape Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia ssp. grimmia

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

December 9, 2019 06:15 AM SAST

Description

Amazing how healthy these duiker seem to be in the drought (2017 – 64 mm; 2018 – 128 mm; 2019 – 83 mm)

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Cape Chacma Baboon Papio ursinus ssp. ursinus

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

December 7, 2019 01:23 PM SAST

Description

Making full use of the dregs of this year's rain season - two remaining pools each probably containing no more than 5 litres of green water

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Cape Chacma Baboon Papio ursinus ssp. ursinus

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

December 11, 2019 05:18 PM SAST

Description

Wish I knew the story behind this. The second pic was taken moments before the first.

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Western Rock Sengi Elephantulus rupestris

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

December 10, 2019 05:53 PM SAST

Description

Same pair in each pic

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Poynton's River Frog Amietia poyntoni

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

November 30, 2019 04:20 PM SAST

Description

A small group of these (never more than 10 adults, usually about 5, I reckon) has been living in this well in an ephemeral rocky riverbed for at least 6 years. Well about 2 m diameter and 3 m deep, fed by a slow natural spring.

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Cross-marked Sand Snake Psammophis crucifer

Observer

kevinatbrakputs

Date

November 23, 2019 03:11 PM SAST

Description

About 30 cm long

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