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Wild Dog Facts

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Wild Dogs, Facts and More The African wild dog is a canid native (a mammal of the dog family). Its scientific name, Lycaon pictus, literally means painted wolf – this comes as no surprise as the wild dog is known to share a common ancestor with wolves, although they are not genetically compatible. Tweet Wild…

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Reedbuck Facts

Reedbuck Facts

Reedbuck Facts There are three known types of reedbuck or “redunca”. The mountain reedbuck, scientifically known as the redunca fulvorufula; the redunca arundinum, commonly known as the southern or common reedbuck; and the bohor reedbuck which is scientifically named the redunca reducs. Tweet Reedbuck Facts Reedbuck Facts (Order) Order Ruminantia Family Bovidae Subfamily Antilopinae Tribe…

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BushBuck Facts

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Bushbuck Facts The bushbuck is a close relative of the kudu and nyala animals. Tweet Quick Facts Life Expectancy Around 12 years old Population Over one million Bushbuck inhabiting Africa Physical Average weight of 58 kg BushBuck Is the smallest of the spiral-horned antelopes BushBuck Facts Males Also known as rams Females Known as ewes…

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Warthog Facts

warthog Facts

Warthog Facts There are two species of warthog: the common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) and the desert warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus). The life expectancy is between 11.5 years and 15 years. Tweet Warthog Facts Group of Warthogs Living in small groups or family they are commonly refereed to as a Sounder Order Suiformes Family Suidae Subfamily Phacochoerinae…

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Nyala Facts

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Nyala Facts The shy and often elusive personality of this animal has provided the basis as to why its been named the nyala, or “shifty one”, in the South African language IsiZulu. The scientific name is the Tragelaphus angasii, in English it is more commonly known as an antelope. Tweet Nyala Quick Facts The life…

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Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park Animals

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park Animals

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park offers magnificent animal and wildlife sightings Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park has an incredible array of Animals, Wildlife. These wildlife species may easily be witnessed while out on a organised safari or self drive safari. Navigating the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is easy however it is advisable to obtain a map should you be doing a…

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