Winter is here! The early morning and evenings are now in the single digits The Pilanesberg is however still looking very green and the autumn colors are just starting to show.
While people all over the world were looking for Easter eggs over the Easter weekend we were out looking for animals. April brought about quite a lot of rain… very unusual for this time of year as we are going into winter which is the dry season. With the rain, the dams are in good shape for winter. Here are some highlights from April we would like to share with you.
March school holidays kept us rather busy with families from all over the world joining us for activities. Here are some of the highlights:
What can we say about the month of love… we have been rather busy as it was also Chinese new year. The sightings have really been fantastic and we had many guests leaving with a lifetime of memories. Here are some of the highlights:
The Red-billed oxpecker may help keep animals such as giraffe clean by removing parasites, but they can cause harm too. When an animal has an open wound very often the Oxpeckers will constantly peck at the wound which can make the wound bigger and take much longer to heal.
The name hippopotamus comes from the Greek word “hippos,” which means horse. Hippos were once called “river horses” However the hippo is more closely related to the pig than the horse.