5 Fascinating Facts About Plains Zebra

5 Fascinating Facts About Plains Zebra

Mike Unwin, March 8, 2016 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
Plains Zebra is the commonest of Africa’s three zebra species and the one familiar to most safari goers, whether it is migrating in thousands across the Serengeti, grazing the bushveld of the Kruger or crowding the dusty...
5 Fascinating Facts About Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

5 Fascinating Facts About Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

Mike Unwin, August 13, 2015 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
These unmistakable waterbirds seem ludicrously proportioned, especially when flying overhead, dangling their long legs and neck. Two species occur in southern Africa: the greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) is the larger...
5 Fascinating Facts About The African Wild Dog (Lycaon Pictus)

5 Fascinating Facts About The African Wild Dog (Lycaon Pictus)

Mike Unwin, July 9, 2015 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
A wild dog sighting is a highlight of any safari. Yet this endangered carnivore was once classified as vermin, reviled for its supposedly ‘cruelty’, and shot on sight by farmers and game wardens alike...
5 Fascinating Facts About the Baboon (Papio Papio)

5 Fascinating Facts About the Baboon (Papio Papio)

Mike Unwin, May 31, 2015 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
The Baboon, a sociable, versatile and highly intelligent monkey is the most widespread primate of sub-Saharan Africa. Where humans pose no threat – such as around safari lodges – it can become a confident opportunist, so
5 Fascinating Facts About the Ostrich

5 Fascinating Facts About the Ostrich

Mike Unwin, September 29, 2014 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
This enormous bird is the largest feathered creature on the planet. Belonging to the ratite family, along with its similarly flightless cousins such as emus, cassowaries and kiwis, it is also the holder of many other records. Many authorities now believe the Somali ostrich, of arid parts of East Africa, to be a separate species from the common ostrich found elsewhere.
5 Fascinating Facts About the Aardvark

5 Fascinating Facts About the Aardvark

Mike Unwin, January 10, 2014 Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ...
This bizarre creature – the animal that opens every English dictionary – is unlike anything else you might meet on safari. Although fairly common, its shy, nocturnal habits mean that sightings are extremely rare.