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Are we doing enough to help save the cheetah?

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Feb
22

Cheetahs are vanishing off the face of the earth almost as fast as they can run, and if we don’t do something soon we will be holding elections for a new fastest land mammal before too long.

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Black vs White – Know your Rhinos

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Jan
26

Rhinos are an ancient race of animals and have been roaming the earth in various stages of evolution since the late Eocene, 33 million years ago.

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3 Decades Defending the Rhinos in Namibia – Saving the Rhino Trust

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Dec
27

For the last 30 years, Saving the Rhino Trust (SRT) have been at the forefront of efforts to conserve rhinos. One of the world’s most endangered creatures.

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Namibia’s Wild Horses – Living on the Edge

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, General, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Nov
15

There is something about wild horses running free that has always fascinated mankind, and the wild horses of Namibia have become one of the country’s top drawcards for visitors to Garub in the Namib Naukluft National Park. Mystery surrounds these creatures with regard to where they came from and how they have managed to survive for over a century in these unhospitable conditions.
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The Miraculous Welwitschia Mirabilis in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Oct
4

One of Namibia’s most famous plants was discovered by an Austrian botanist on Angolan soil in 1860. Freidrich Welwitsch started out his working life as a theatre critic until taking up a post as a plant collector in Angola on behalf of Portugal. Along with the amazing Welwitschia plant, Welwitsch accumulated 5 000 other plants, many of which were completely new to science.

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