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Rhinos have existed for thousands of years and play an essential role in the ecosystems around them, especially since they are herbivores and are considered to be important grazers because of their huge appetite.
The African wild dog is known by many names, including the Cape hunting dogs, the painted dogs, painted wolves, and the African hunting dogs, among others. However, the scientific name for the African wild dog is Lycaon pictus, which means…
We have curated this ultimate guide to a African Safari to help you make the right destination choices in terms of your expectations, experiences and our camps.
It doesn’t end there. Did you know that there is a list of safari animals categorised as the “ugly 5?” These species may be ugly in appearance, but they play a significant role in the ecosystems found in Southern Africa. The African bush, simply would not be the same without them.
The Little 5 is a group small mammals and insects that are related to the Big Five by their names and physical characteristics. We’ve described each of them in this blog.
Planning an African safari is simply incomplete without experiencing the Big 5 of wildlife in Southern Africa. This includes the African lion, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros.