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....
Who are the Ugly 5?

Who are the Ugly 5?

The members of this most exclusive of clubs definitely add to the experience of going on safari in Southern Africa. Although not always portrayed in a favourable light, they have just as an important role as any of the other African animals.   Hyena – large...
Who are the little 5?

Who are the little 5?

The term Little 5 was brought to life after the marketing success of the Big 5 for tourist safaris in Southern Africa. Each shares a part of its name with one of the more well-known large animals of the Bushveld. Elephant Shrew (Macroscelidea) – a small,...
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...