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  • Tag Archive | "eagles"

    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    Friday, February 12, 2010

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    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is situated at the base of the Drakensberg escarpment in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The centre for rehabilitation is in close proximity to the Kruger National Park. The centre is a perfect breeding ground for injured and abandoned wildlife. Tremendous care is imparted to the wildlife from all over South Africa. The wildlife is not housed permanently. They are released in their natural habitats once they are fully fit. Some injuries are permanent in nature. Such species cannot be returned to their natural habitats. In such cases, they serve as a means of study and research. Some of the wildlife species are cared for because they belong to the endangered species. These species undergo specific breeding programs. The crowned eagle  [...]

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    African Elephants at the Addo National Park

    Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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    African Elephants at the Addo National Park
    The Addo Elephant National Park is located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The area is rustic in nature. Travelers visiting the park stand a chance to see the largest land mammal in the world. The entire park is free from the deadly malaria. The Addo Park has authentic expanses of African bushveld. The park, situated near Port Elizabeth, has the highest density of elephants in the world. The visit is sure to have a lasting and unforgettable impression on the mind. The park is also famous for the myriad species of birds. Some of the popular species include ostriches, eagles, sunbirds, and secretary birds. Also popular are the flightless dung beetle, cape buffalo, and antelope. When you hear the black-backed jackal, you know it is evening. Similarly, the francolin’s call  [...]

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