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The Rock Hyrax: What to Know About This Furry Creature

The Rock Hyrax: What to Know About This Furry Creature

The rock hyrax is a familiar sight to behold in South Africa, with its charming personality and quick-biting nature. Commonly referred to as rock badgers, and more affectionately as dassies. These cute, furry creatures dominate cliff...
Mind-Blowing Facts About the Mongoose

Mind-Blowing Facts About the Mongoose

Part of the carnivore family and spread across 33 different species, the mongoose is a weasel-like creature residing in Africa, Asia and Europe. With their pointed faces and bushy tails, they are mythically believed to be rodents but, in fact, are not. Keep reading...
The Eland: Marvellous Facts & Wonders

The Eland: Marvellous Facts & Wonders

Commonly known among livestock farmers as the “ox of the wild,” the Dutch word eland translates to “elk.” Most animal lovers would describe this large mammal as an ox-like antelope. Populating the southern and eastern parts of Africa, the...
Incredible Facts About the Hippopotamus

Incredible Facts About the Hippopotamus

As a water-loving animal, the hippopotamus was named by the Greeks and translates to “river horse.” Commonly known to be peeking out of the water with its flared nostrils, the hippo has extremely sensitive skin, hence spending majority of their day basking in the...
Interesting & Unknown Facts About the Jackal

Interesting & Unknown Facts About the Jackal

The jackal – a member of the canine family, and native to parts of Southeastern Europe, Asia and Africa. Mostly solitary animals by nature, these mammals are territorial, vocal and monogamous. Born hunters and protective over what...