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The Bushbuck – Africa’s Least Social Antelope

The Bushbuck – Africa’s Least Social Antelope

Giving one of these animals a fright will either result in it sinking to the ground to lie flat or to bounding away from the ‘threat’. The interesting bushbuck is a familiar sight in the Kruger National Park, as they call the sub-Saharan and eastern parts of Africa...

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The Tsessebe – Social, Sleek and Speedy

The Tsessebe – Social, Sleek and Speedy

This fascinating antelope is one of the most common ones found in Africa. The Tsessebe or sassaby is part of the Bovidae family which comprises of wildebeest, blesbok and hartebeest. Much like the aforementioned animals, these mammals also have the distinctive high...

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The Serval Cat – The Successful Savannah Hunter

The Serval Cat – The Successful Savannah Hunter

You may never have heard of a serval cat before but if you’re a fan of wild cats, you’re going to love this one. From its cute, small face to its large ears, these cats are rare sights that you won’t ever forget. Despite what it looks like, they are actually pretty...

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The Ostrich – The Biggest Bird In The World

The Ostrich – The Biggest Bird In The World

We’ve all seen them and we’re all fascinated with the biggest bird in the world – the ostrich. With their long necks, long legs, massive wings and interesting personalities, there’s a reason they’ve become one of the top animals many tourists and locals like to spot...

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The Weaver Bird – One of Nature’s Best Architects

The Weaver Bird – One of Nature’s Best Architects

Are you an avid bird watcher? Then a visit to the Kruger National Park to catch a glimpse of the weaver bird will certainly be appealing to you. Most well known for their immaculate nests, both the birds and their homes are a sight to see. There are several species of...

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The Secretary Bird – A Bird of Prey With A Twist

The Secretary Bird – A Bird of Prey With A Twist

When you think of birds of prey, your mind likely wanders to hawks and eagles, but one of the coolest birds that exist is the Secretary Bird. It’s native to Africa and is a firm favourite in South Africa and the Kruger National Park respectively. Its unique behaviour...

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What You Need To Know About The Sable Antelope

What You Need To Know About The Sable Antelope

The handsome Sable Antelope is an animal very well known across the world because of its extraordinary horns, but do you know all there is about this mammal? Below you can find out some interesting facts about it. What Is It? One of the larger antelopes, the Sable...

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Find Out More About the Captivating Zebra

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

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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