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Why Are Termite Mounds Important?

When you are on safari the one thing that often gets overlooked by people are termite mounds. And if you see one, you would most likely understand why they are sometimes overlooked. They simply look like big mounds of ground, and if you didn’t know about them or have never had a closer look, they wouldn’t […]

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Unlikely Animal Friendships

Not only humans have friends, you can find the strangest of friendships all over the place. There are lots of fascinating friendships here in the bush. Animals form friendships with other animals if they can both help one another in some way. This week we are going to have a look at some of those […]

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How Do Glow Worms Glow?

“I wish I was a glow worm, a glow worm is never glum. Cause how can you be grumpy when the sun shines out your bum!” Glow worms have got to be some of the coolest little bugs around. There is nothing prettier than a night sky lit up by glow worms and fireflies, but […]

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Cubs Quizz: Mammals

This week is the first of our Cubs Quizzes series, we will be doing a series of quizzes throughout the weeks so you can test your knowledge on animalsWhat makes . The first topic is mammals, lets see how much you know, put your answers in the comment section. The correct answers will be shown next week […]

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How Long Is A Giraffe’s Tongue?

Giraffe are very well known for their long necks, but did you know that they have a very long tongue as well? But just how long is it? And why does a giraffe need such a long tongue? Let’s find out. A giraffes tongue can get between 45cm – 50cm long (18 – 20 inches). […]

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Why Do Leopards Have Spots?

A question that has come up in our comment section is why do leopards have spots? So I thought this would be a great topic for the first blog of the year. The first thing to know is that leopards don’t technically have ‘spots’ they have markings called rosettes. This is because of the shape of […]

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How Did The Porcupine Get Its Name?

One of the rarest and special things to see while on safari is a porcupine, these spiky rodents live a nocturnal life which make them rather difficult to find. (nocturnal means to be active at night) There are many questions you could ask about these elusive creatures but the question we are asking this week […]

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Why Can’t Ostriches Fly?

A very rare thing to see here at Londolozi is our one and only female ostrich. When she is spotted a common question that is asked is: ‘why can’t she fly?’ It’s a very interesting question, why can’t this big bird fly? This week we are going to take a look at what is stopping […]

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