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Cape Genet Genetta tigrina

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

August 4, 2020 12:02 PM SAST

Description

Photo by Geoff Ward, who photographed the genet Alia shortly after she stole 25cm of boerewors off the tin plate on the table. Alia is a regular visitor to Geoff's Smitswinkel Bay house

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Mace Pagoda Mimetes stokoei

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

February 6, 2020 09:30 AM SAST

Description

Another trib for Tony

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Kogelberg Pagoda Mimetes arboreus

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

February 6, 2020 07:26 AM SAST

Description

My tribute to @tonyrebelo and 100000 obs! Well done Tonyman.

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Black Droptail Ant Myrmicaria nigra

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

January 23, 2020 06:03 PM SAST

Description

In every gaster a reflection of the camera ...

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peterslingsby

Date

January 23, 2020 05:48 PM SAST

Description

Smallest Lepi I have seen - >1.2 mm. Very fast, poor pics. Sorry I was unable to keep samples Philip

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Black Droptail Ant Myrmicaria nigra

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

January 22, 2020 09:29 AM SAST

Description

Desperate for water in the drought

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Tiny Brown Timid Ant Monomorium torvicte

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

January 1, 2020 12:29 PM SAST

Description

Less than 2mm

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Rock Kestrel Falco rupicolus

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 13, 2019 07:39 AM SAST

Description

Fledgling that joined us for breakfast

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Red-Sided Skink Trachylepis homalocephala

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 11:14 AM SAST

Description

Two striped skinks having a tangle outside Forest Lodge at Grootbos (I missed the tangle - too fast)

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Garden Acraea Acraea horta

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 09:11 AM SAST

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Giant Millipedes Genus Doratogonus

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 08:42 AM SAST

Description

Afromontane forest patch on Fynbos Trail

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African Freshwater Crabs Genus Potamonautes

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 08:34 AM SAST

Description

Under a stone 50 metres from stream

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Shield-backed Katydids Subfamily Tettigoniinae

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 11, 2019 10:14 PM SAST

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Acrobat Ants Genus Crematogaster

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 11, 2019 12:49 PM SAST

Description

Unsure of the species due to reddish antennae. Carton nests in dry milkwood forest; 3 mm, smaller than C peringueyi found in nearby fynbos (4 mm)

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Brown House Ant Pheidole capensis

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 11, 2019 12:23 PM SAST

Description

Large colony in 4 week old burn

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Brown Slender Ant Tetraponera natalensis ssp. obscurata

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 01:26 PM SAST

Description

Dry millwood forest, on a branch

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Longhead Sugar Ant Camponotus angusticeps

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 12, 2019 01:52 PM SAST

Description

Nesting in soil in firebreak

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Black Cocktail Ant Crematogaster peringueyi

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

December 1, 2019 04:17 PM SAST

Description

An astonishing nest that is below the reach of equinoctial spring tides - there is dried kelp higher up the shoreline. This could help explain the drowned Crems seen at De Kelders (link to come)

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Hairy Sugar Ant Camponotus niveosetosus

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

November 29, 2019 06:09 PM SAST

Description

To set location you have to keep you finger on the location button for 47 to 74 seconds, which is quite boring

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Brown House Ant Pheidole capensis

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

November 29, 2019 06:00 PM SAST

Description

The app is really crap when it comes to 'location'- I had to edit this 3 times before it would believe that this ant was not at my present location ...

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Cape Cobra Naja nivea

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peterslingsby

Date

November 30, 2019 09:30 AM SAST

Description

Photo by Molly Slingsby after the cobra was captured in her garden

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Southern and Eastern African Caracal Caracal caracal ssp. caracal

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

November 14, 2019

Description

Sighting and photos by Beth Kingma and posted with her permission

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Big-headed Fierce Ant Tetramorium solidum

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 12, 2019 06:13 PM SAST

Description

A different colony - very common in the area

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Karoo Balbyter Sugar Ant Camponotus fulvopilosus

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 12, 2019 06:09 PM SAST

Description

Too fast for good pics. Also surviving the Argentine invasion.

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Big-headed Fierce Ant Tetramorium solidum

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 12, 2019 06:01 PM SAST

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Bearded Hotrod Ant Ocymyrmex barbiger

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 12, 2019 09:53 AM SAST

Description

Surviving next to an Argentine ant trail. Sorry about bad pics. These ants are fast!

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Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 11, 2019 05:52 PM SAST

Description

Not pleased to find them in dry natural veld (fynbos) 150 meters from nearest dwellings not occupied since 1983. Well above the winter snow line too

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Spotted Thick-Knee Burhinus capensis

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 7, 2019 05:04 PM SAST

Description

Spot the dikkop. Strandveld camouflage

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Angulate Tortoise Chersina angulata

Observer

peterslingsby

Date

October 7, 2019 09:40 AM SAST

Description

About 4 to 5 cm across

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Small Black Sugar Ant Lepisiota capensis

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peterslingsby

Date

October 7, 2019 04:11 PM SAST
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