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Elephants produce low frequency “rumbles”, some of which are at frequencies humans are unable to hear, by forcing air from the lungs over their vocal cords creating the "rumble”. The animals emit some of these...

Seen a Fat mouse recently? No, not a rather small, rotund rodent but specifically a Fat mouse, which is the common name for Steatomys pratensis. This mouse, which occurs northern South Africa, Zimbabwe and many...

Genets are common nocturnal visitors to campsites and lodges in the African bush, moving silently through even dense vegetation as they hunt for insects, rodents, and other prey attracted by lights and food scraps....

Carmine bee-eaters are bold creatures in both temperament and colour and are not averse to perching on the backs of much larger animals like buffalo or Kori bustards, the world’s largest flying bird....

One of the most interesting aspects of the mopane tree is that they are the host of the mopane “worm” (the larvae of the Mopane emperor moth) which feed on the trees in in huge...

The dwarf mongoose, it is Africa’s smallest carnivore and weighs 350-400 grammes and reaches about 250 mm in length, is a highly social, diurnal animal which lives in packs of up to 19 animals, although...

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