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Find Out More About the Captivating Zebra

Surprise! Zebras aren’t just striped horses even though they look very much alike. The two species are closely related and can be bred together but they’re not the same. These mammals are known for their magnificent contrasting striped coats. They are easily...

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Everything You Need To Know About The Vervet Monkey

Visiting the Kruger National Park soon? Well, then you're very likely to spot one of these amazing little creatures. Read more below to find out some interesting facts about the Vervet Monkey. What they are? The vervet monkey is a medium-to-large-sized primate that...

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Weird and Wonderful Facts About The White Rhino

These herbivores have been in the news in recent years mostly for negative reasons, namely poaching and their declining numbers. It’s truly unfortunate considering how magnificent these large beasts really are. There are five species of rhinos in the world but in...

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Wonderful Facts About The Wildebeest

One of the most popular animals you’ll hopefully get to witness when visiting the Kruger National Park is the Wildebeest. This strange-looking but awesome animal is actually rather interesting and you’re sure to be impressed by all there is to know about them. What...

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Interesting Facts About The Impala

What They Are: The Impala is a herbivore antelope of medium size found in eastern and southern Africa. Their sizes range from 70 to 100cm in height and 40 to 80 kg in weight. These herd animals are often seen in clans, namely females and their young and male bachelor...

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The Majestic Lion – Fascinating Facts

What They Are? Though they might seem completely different to your house cats, the Lion is surprisingly a species within the cat family. However, petting these big cats is absolutely not recommended, because the male lion can weigh up to 200kg (some even up to 250kg)...

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The Extraordinary Vultures of the Kruger National Park

Although a close up sighting of a vulture is rare, the best place to find one is at a kill. Vultures spend most of their time in the air, keeping a close watch for animal activity on the ground. Unlike most people’s perception about vultures, they are actually really...

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The Great Ground Hornbill

Ground hornbills are the largest members of the hornbill family, with adults around a metre tall. These magnificent birds used to be far more widespread, but they are unfortunately now endangered and very seldom seen outside conservation areas. It is estimated that...

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Interesting Facts About The African Buffalo

The African buffalo or Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer) is a large African bovine that can weigh up to 625 kgs. It is not closely related to the slightly larger wild water buffalo of Asia, however, the African buffalo is the largest species of the buffalo and can...

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