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Nile crocodiles are the largest crocodilians in Africa,

Fast Facts Type: Reptile Diet: Carnivore Average life span in the wild: 45 years (est.) Size: 16 ft (5 m) Weight: 500 lbs (225 kg) Group name: Bask (on land) or float (in water) Did you know? Mummified crocodiles and crocodile eggs have been discovered in Egyptian tombs. Size relative to a 6-ft (2-m) man: The Nile crocodile has a somewhat deserved reputation as a vicious man-eater. The proximity of... read more

Living Africa – A New Book by Steve Bloom

In a new book, Steve Bloom expresses the essence and the diversity of this gigantic continent. From the tallest sand dunes in the world in the Namibian desert to the lush green wetlands of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, from the swirling markets of Ethiopia to the windswept rocks and gullies of South Africa’s Table Mountain, he captures the colours and cultures of Africa today. More than 200... read more

Part 5: Africa 2007 – St Lucia Wetland Park & Hluhluwe Umfoluzi Preserve Safari

The trek continues to St Lucia Wetland Park, where we took a boat ride through honking hippos, crocs and eagles. After that, we began our game drive at Hluhluwe Umfoluzi Preserve and witnessed an explosion of wildlife. Video Rating: 0 / 5 Tala Private Game Reserve – A rare pleasure, wildlife near the city – Tala Private Game Reserve, Durbans finest, is a mere 45mins from... read more

Destination Senegal, West Africa

An introduction to Senegal, a West African country offering a diverse range of experiences, beginning with Dakar, one of the worlds most dynamic music and culture centers. The capital is also filled with vibrant markets, an active nightlife and flavorful global cuisine. For a more meditative travel experience, tourists can head to the heritage site, Goree Island, and to the first French settlement in the... read more

“No wildlife in St. Lucia” Off_road_clara’s photos, South Africa (wildlife in saint lucia)

Preview of Off_road_clara’s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: The Greater Saint Lucia Wetland Park, Port Vidal, South Africa Entry Title: “No wildlife in St. Lucia!” Entry: “My Day Off What better excuse is there to get up early and hit the beach! St.... read more
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