NEW DAY @ PETE'S POND
Pete's Pond cam discussion - Saturday 15th September, 2007
The cam op added some more info about Elephants and their mating.
"The bulls find the female in the herd by smell and the most dominant bull will guard her and mate with her, but all the bulls that are there will try to mate with the female. They fight, chase eachother and wait for a chance to get near her and mate with her.
She on the other hand will try to stay close to the dominant bull to be safe from being chased and mounted by the other bulls.
When the moment is there, the female often runs away with the bull chasing her. After a longer or shorter chase, the female will slow down a little (but still run) and the bull will put his trunk on her back while running. Then she slows down and he mounts her, while other Elephants surround them, trumpetting, urinating and being very excited.
For the calve(s) of the female in question this is a stressfull time, because of all the excitement in the herd and because it's mother is suddenly occupied with the bull(s)."
me version real player 10 beta
right click on your cam window, go to zoom, choose 100% or original size or 1:1 what ever you see that indicate the original size. Then snap a picture and see what you get.
what Settings ?
Miami, best pictures and videos are taken off the original size of the cam window, not enlarged. Do you understand what I am saying?
That baby wants to nurse and the bigger ellie (didn't think she was big enough to be mom to that one) didn't seem to want to comply.
Miami, pic snapped at 9.37 off original screen size.
now picture snapped off player in 200% size
Notice the squares?
All resolution squares problem internet ? Player problem ? K-lite codecs problem ?
Speaking of giraffes... remember the giraffe mom with the bloody missing tail at Nkorho? Her baby was wondering around all by himself looking for her and even went up to another giraffe drinking at the wh. That giraffe just walked away and left it to continue it's search by itself. Later mom came out from the woods and was reunited with the baby but was in such distress wouldn't even allow it to nurse. I think they had been attacked by lions and baby was probably lucky it survived being separated from the rest of the group.
bet seeing the aardvark was way cool aquila
Yep Karen, that one at Gowie did the same and just left. Makes you wonder if that is the norm with them.