10 facts about elephants – African mammals

Elephant bulls are often seen alone Elephant family in Addo – South Africa Elephants must be handled with care during game drives They can sense one another up to 8km away An adult can eat up to 300kg of food per day Their gestation period is 22 months The word...

10 facts about cheetahs – African mammals

Les guépards aiment les grandes plaines d’Etosha The tear mark is useful to cheetahs Cheetahs like to seat higher up to look around 1/ It is the fastest land animal, can reach up to 112km/h. 2/ They are day hunters to avoid competition from other large predators...

10 facts about rhinos – African mammals

Wide-lipped rhino in Kruger Rhinos in Sabi Sands – South Africa White rhinos in Hluhluwe – South Africa A group of rhinos is called a crash. Rhinos have between 24 to 34 teeth, depending on the species. Rhino horns are made of keratin, the same substance...
Nos 5 antilopes préférées

Nos 5 antilopes préférées

Le kudu (en haut à gauche) Cette grande antilope est largement répandue en Afrique. Elle se distingue par des rayures blanches (une dizaine) sur son pelage marron clair. C’est un excellent sauteur ; il peut facilement sauter une clôture de 3m de haut sans difficulté....
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

Elephant bulls are often seen alone Elephant dans le parc d’Etosha 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”...