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African Painted Dogs @ chester zoo plus a few more lol

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by smudgiesmummy, Apr 10, 2011.


  1. smudgiesmummy

    smudgiesmummy PetForums VIP

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    ok my picture fans here they are

    African Painted Dogs

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    in mid run lol

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    their enclosure from different angles

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    the pack

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    a bridge over the river .. the enclosure is on the left ( the bridge is also new )

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    porcupines (also new in this side of the zoo )

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    i love how this female kangaroo is leaning on the other one , check the joey in her pouch

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    size of that foot :eek:

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    big paws

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    a view of one of the tigers from above on the monorail

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  2. smudgiesmummy

    smudgiesmummy PetForums VIP

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    how adorable

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    my fave pic of the day :D

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    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
     
  3. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Fab pictures.
    Some great ones - thanks for the smile :)
     
  4. smudgiesmummy

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    your welcome :D
     
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    awwww great pics :D
     
  6. blackdiamond

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    Excellent pics.
    Thanks for sharing :)

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  7. xxwelshcrazyxx

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    Love them pics, Adam my son wants to know why you live in the dessert pmsl. ;) and I want to know why you are taking pic of a strange man crossing the bridge and what you did with him after you took the pic pmsl. Keep them pics coming alot of people love seeing them, I certainly do. xxxxxxx
     
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    Nice pics that looks like an awesome zoo....Jill
     
  9. KathrynH

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    What brilliant pics hun, you are so good with that camera, you get some amazing shots. :D:D

    Please keep the zoo pics coming xx
     
  10. smudgiesmummy

    smudgiesmummy PetForums VIP

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    thanks everyone :D

    welshie lmao

    lol i dont live in a desssert lol they do hahahahahaha

    oh that man got in the damn way , i wanted the bridge in without people but it was busy , least i didnt get his face lol

    more will be coming dont worry :D
     
  11. smudgiesmummy

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    thanks hunny :D :D
     
  12. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Just had a look at the map and Chester Zoo is over a 4 hour drive away for me :(
    So please keep the pictures coming :)
     
  13. Waterlily

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    awww such lovely pics :) xxx yep keep them coming noodle x
     
  14. haeveymolly

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    Dont like the look of the A P Dogs at all but great pics as always.;)
     
  15. Sleeping_Lion

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    Lovely, lovely photos, I'm lucky enough to have lived next to the kalahari, and have seen African Wild Dogs in the wild, they are one of the rarest wolf species on the planet and just beautiful to watch.

    For anyone interested, their biology is absolutely amazing, one of the best energy conservationists when running, and will hunt down prey for many kilometres. They basically disembowel their prey as quickly as possible, unlike larger predators that smother prey by holding the airways closed. They prey on species like impala, springbok, lechwe, wildebeest etc, and although aren't direct competitors with larger predators, their success rate means that they are usually seen as combatants.

    Another similar species for anyone who loves their wolves, and I know at least one who does, is the Asiatic Dohl.
     
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    i LOVE the meerkat pics :D

    keep the pics coming :D

    we are heading to chester zoo on easter sunday :D not been for a couple of years but love it there :D

    might bump into you ;)
     
  17. smudgiesmummy

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    what a shame,, its a great zoo, hopefully you will get to see it one day xx



    oh i will dont u worry :D x



    i wouldnt like to get on the wrong side of them , they fasinated me, you can tell they are a pack , its like follow my leader lol


    cool i would be interested in that , ive seen these at colchester zoo, beautiful animals, was happy when i heard them coming here

    lol i'll let u know before hand if im going that day lol

    its changed believe me so u will be suprised at a few of the new things :D
     
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    Great pictures the meerkat is adorable :001_wub:.
     
  19. smudgiesmummy

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    i couldnt resist getting a close up of one of the meerkats, they are soooo adorable :D
     
  20. Sleeping_Lion

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    Here you go, a couple of photos I took of African Wild Dogs in the Chobe Game Reserve, near Kasane, Botswana....

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    They were pot bellied and ignoring game close by, so must have recently fed, really beautiful creatures and I feel privileged to have seen them in the wild.
     
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