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The Savuti pride ( warning!) They are also known as the Elephant Killers!

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The Savuti pride ( warning!) They are also known as the Elephant Killers!

Hi There ,

As i was looking for more and more and more Information on the Windmill pride (LOL) i found the Savuti pride on Internet.
I was completly surprised! I didnt know that 2 lionesses were able to kill a adult male Elephant! But they can!

I found a lot of information about this pride also known as the Elephant Killers.

For Elephant lovers this may not be nice information, and for Lion lovers who think that they are sweet cats ? maybe you have to change you'r thought about lions.

What i mostly agreed on is that it may be shocking information that this pride does kill elephants , it is mostly because of Human intervention that caused it to happen.

Humans changed the natural habitat with drying the rivers and making waterpools to attract Tourists with $, were the Ellies could be watched and be safe, BUT and a big BUT! The habitat for lions was changed also! less normal prey to catch, So this pride started hunting on elephants, First little and wounded one's and the more experience they got and were learning, the more they became specialist in hunting Ellies.

Here are some links with information.

WARNING! a movie can be found on Youtube but it is not a movie i could look at more as 10 seconds.

National Geographic and the BBC have done a documentary on the Savuti's But the actuall kills were not broadcasted. ( I think they are right in this ). Espacially children must not see it.


Some links:

http://lionprides.wordpress.com/2008/10/17/elephant-kill-at-savute-...
http://www.sawma.co.za/images/wildnews_2006_jan_a24.pdf
http://darrennaish.blogspot.com/2006/11/giant-killers-macropredatio...
http://www.pbase.com/cwillis/savuti&page=all

Take Care and be Safe!

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connor44 wrote:

hey noblos,

i can answer your and many others question...

Nkorho pan Is a natural pan, filled from a borehole with pipes via a lister pump, approx. size:

length - 26 meter, or 28 yards, or 86 feet;

width - 20 meters, or 22 yards, or 68 feet

hopes this helps!

 

thank you Connor44, you cant imagine how i feel happy to know that is natural.

thank you IceAge for the story Smiling

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hey noblos,

i can answer your and many others question...

Nkorho pan Is a natural pan, filled from a borehole with pipes via a lister pump, approx. size:

length - 26 meter, or 28 yards, or 86 feet;

width - 20 meters, or 22 yards, or 68 feet

hopes this helps!

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Noblos wrote:

i will look like an idiot to ask this question

Nk is made by humans?? if it's yes,i will be really disappointed and shocked, watching cams will be really not the same thing  for me.

I do not know if NK is a natural waterhole ore not ..

( message edited by myself)

 

 

 

 

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Noblos wrote:

i will look like an idiot to ask this question

Nk is made by humans?? if it's yes,i will be really disappointed and shocked, watching cams will be really not the same thing  for me.

* edit * Sorry Inside joke. ( i have a very strange sence and tast of humor sometimes. ( dont mean it badly but not everyone understands it). also because its typing only without seeing the expression ore smile in my voice and on my face.

 

 

 

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i will look like an idiot to ask this question

Nk is made by humans?? if it's yes,i will be really disappointed and shocked, watching cams will be really not the same thing  for me.

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katip wrote:

You find it also googling Kruger lions and, so it will be the first search with hedline:Kruger battle.

I keep on searching about "windmill pride"

I just want you to know all from this lovely pride that visited NK between januari 28 and 30

Google on "windmill pride"  and you will find them ( With a Rino)

Sasabuck Thank You for recording it.

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You find it also googling Kruger lions and, so it will be the first search with hedline:Kruger battle.

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katip wrote:

I`m not either going to see the video but I understand lions doing that. The reasons they are behaving that way needed a thorough research: changes in enviroment, prey animals are lesser, elephants amount has ingreased and human beings works, etc. I don´t believe that lions are just voracius, there is question of easy food.

I mentioned today of the battle of lions and buffalos(+crocodile). It is not related to this subject straight but if it is a new thing to you , google Kruger battle, you´ll find it.

Serengeti battle ?

aka Battle at Kruger ?

http://haha.nu/amazing/battle-at-kruger/

 

 

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I`m not either going to see the video but I understand lions doing that. The reasons they are behaving that way needed a thorough research: changes in enviroment, prey animals are lesser, elephants amount has ingreased and human beings works, etc. I don´t believe that lions are just voracius, there is question of easy food.

I mentioned today of the battle of lions and buffalos(+crocodile). It is not related to this subject straight but if it is a new thing to you , google Kruger battle, you´ll find it.

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Ursula wrote:

Thanks so much, Iceage! Very interesting! I definitely won't watch the video!  I love both: big cats AND elephants!

Ursula you can click on the links i posted.

But do not do a search on Youtube about the Savuti pride.

I did and although i have deep respect for this pride  i found myself in a position not beeing able to watch the  complete movie.

I saw 1 minute of the movie and i had to close it.

Sometime's i have to close my eye's

 

 

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