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10 facts about meerkats

by Tswalu Kalahari on December 09, 2018 in Meerkats, News, 
  1. Mating is usually reserved for the alpha male and female.
  2. When she is ready to breed, the alpha female chases away other females of… Continue reading

The feisty and courageous mole-rat, by field guide Juan Venter

by Tswalu Kalahari on December 05, 2018 in News, Wildlife, 

Feisty and courageous, with a hint of cuteness to top it off, is the perfect description of this little burrowing rodent. With a set of teeth like a… Continue reading

5 things you didn’t know about black-maned lions, by Dylan Smith, head of Dedeben Research Centre

by Tswalu Kalahari on December 02, 2018 in News, Wildlife, 

The lions in the Kalahari, including Tswalu Kalahari Private Game Reserve are known as black-maned lions. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about… Continue reading

Coprophagia, by field guide Laura Christie

by Tswalu Kalahari on November 24, 2018 in News, Wildlife, 

When someone first uttered the term coprophagia at me, my initial response was a polite “bless you”. It was in my early training years, when older… Continue reading

Multi-generational holidays at Tswalu

by Tswalu Kalahari on November 20, 2018 in News, The Motse, Tswalu Lifestyle, 

A multi-generational family holiday is a top travel trend which allows geographically separated families to reconnect through shared travel experiences.Holidaying… Continue reading

The Kalahari is bigger than the den, by field guide Nelson Siboza

by Tswalu Kalahari on November 18, 2018 in Conservation, News, Wildlife, 

It was the first thing they called home, a place of refuge for the young wild dog pups with its smell of freshly arranged sand and the lingering scent… Continue reading