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The cobra, by Dylan Smith, Head of Dedeben Research Centre

by Tswalu Kalahari on February 17, 2019 in News, Wildlife, 

These beautiful snakes (Naja nivea) have a wide distribution in the drier areas of southern Africa and are even found occasionally… Continue reading

World Pangolin Day: A tribute to pangolin

by Tswalu Kalahari on February 16, 2019 in Conservation, News, Wildlife, 

A pangolin is a prehistoric-looking mammal with large keratin scales covering its skin. It uses its well-developed sense of smell to find insects. It’s… Continue reading

7 facts about giraffe, by Dylan Smith

by Tswalu Kalahari on January 20, 2019 in Conservation, News, Wildlife, 
  • Three decades ago, giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) species in Africa numbered about 150 000 individuals across their range. Today that figure… Continue reading

Meet the honey badger! by Dylan Smith

by Tswalu Kalahari on January 03, 2019 in News, Wildlife, 

Meet the honey badger (Mellivora capensis), a widely distributed species across Africa, the Middle East and areas of Asia. They are close relatives… 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

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

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