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The Elephant Shrew

Posted on Fri May 19, 2023.

A Tiny Wonder of the Animal Kingdom

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Have you ever wondered if Woodpeckers get headaches?

Posted on Mon March 20, 2023.

Have you ever wondered if Woodpeckers get headaches? An interesting question indeed. Most of us who have been lucky enough to visit the bushveld have seen these beautiful birds hammering their beaks against trees.

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A Prickly Cutie - By “Pango” Lyn Lambert.

Posted on Mon January 9, 2023.

Did you know that the Cape Porcupine is the largest rodent in Southern Africa? This species is found throughout southern and central Africa, including South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and the Congo. And as the official Needles Lodge logo it’s one of our favourite animals!

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The Elusive Pangolin - By "Pango" Lyn Lambert, Manager Needles Safari Lodge

Posted on Sun October 16, 2022.

There are many people who do not know what a Pangolin is. I suppose this is because they are mostly nocturnal and live in burrows, so they are very seldom seen. Conservationists are constantly learning and gathering data through the rescue and rehabilitation programs which have been established.

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Posted on Fri August 12, 2022.

There are three living species of elephants – the African bush or savannah elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant.

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