Category Archive for "Things you may not know about…"

Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Things you may not know about Lions

There is so much to be said about these magnificent big cats. Here are just a few facts we would like to share with you. Lions are the largest cats in Africa and second largest in the world (Tigers being...Read More

What is the difference between the black and white rhino? Updated

In the photo below we see the Black rhino on the left and White rhino on the right. Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis) White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum) *There are two types of rhino in Africa – the black rhino and the...Read More
Giraffe chewing bone

Giraffe chewing on a bone!

Have you ever seen a giraffe chewing on a bone? This is something often seen while on Game drive in the Pilanesberg National Park. While out and about in the Reserve one might see a Giraffe sucking on something, often with saliva streaming from...Read More

Warthog wonders

An animal that I know as “ugly cute”, often seen while on a gamedrive and often overlooked Warthogs are actually remarkable creatures. Here are some interesting facts you may not know about them: Warthogs have inherited their name due to...Read More

Things you may not know about Zebras

This is one mammal we can almost guarantee you will see on one of our game drives. *Each zebra has a unique stripe pattern (no two are the same) just like human fingerprints. *When a female is about to give...Read More
Photo credit to Field guide Tarryn Rae

Things you may not know about elephants

The African elephant and Asian elephant are the only two distinct species of elephant left in the world. The African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is slightly larger than their Asian cousins and can be identified by their larger ears that look...Read More
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