10 interesting facts about leopard tortoise

10 interesting facts about leopard tortoise

The scientific name is Geochelone pardalis, coming from the Latin word pardus (spotted), referring to the patterns on the shell. Stores water during dry months in a ‘bursa sac’ which is used for hydration and also to moisten hard ground when the female digs a nest for...

10 facts about elephant

1/  They can hear another elephant up to 8km away 2/ An adult can eat up to 300kg of food per day 3/ Their gestation period is 22 months 4/ The word “elephant” comes from the Greek “elephas” which means ivory 5/ The trunk can suck up to 14l of water at a time 6/...

10 facts about cheetah

1/ It is the fastest land animal, can reach up to 112km/h. 2/ They are day hunters to avoid competition from lions and leopards 3/ She can birth to 2 to 8 cubs at a time 4/ They tend to stick together as brothers for life 5/ They can reach 0 to 100km/h in just 3...
Le poisson national : le Galjoen (Dichistius capensis)

Le poisson national : le Galjoen (Dichistius capensis)

Le Galjoen (prononcé gal-youne) est une espèce de brème noire. Ce poisson peut atteindre 80 cm de longueur pour un poids de 6,5 kg. Le corps est comprimé et les ailettes sont développées avec des épines. Le corps, les nageoires et la tête sont couverts d’écailles (à...