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12 Tips on how to stay safe when you travel in South Africa

Posted on Mon September 30, 2019.

Travelling abroad can sometimes seem quite intimidating. However there are many common sense tips on how to stay safe when travelling to South Africa.

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Conservation Within the Bigger Picture - The First in a series exclusive for Needles Lodge

Posted on Sat July 27, 2019.

Apex Animal in Action: Part 1 The Bigger Picture of Carnivores

A series of articles done by Gerrie Camacho - With Thanks!
Zoologist (Scientific Specialised Terrestrial Fauna Projects)
Predator Specialist - Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency

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Why do Zebras have stripes?

Posted on Wed March 27, 2019.

We all know how beautiful and unique zebras stripes are but why has this animal evolved to wear the black and white pyjamas that seem out of place on the African plains where all other mammals have more camouflaged drab brown, grey and spotted coats?

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The difference between a White and Black Rhino

Posted on Sat March 23, 2019.

Many people often get confused on safari by the names given to the two species of African Rhinoceros ie. Black or White and mistakenly think it comes from their skin colour. Here is a very brief comparative that will assist you in the correct identification.

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What to take on Safari

Posted on Sun March 17, 2019.

One their first trip to Africa to experience the amazing diversity of wildlife people often ask us what to bring on safari. We have made this brief check-list that we hope will enhance your safari experience.

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