Animals Found in the African Grasslands

The African savanna is dominated by grasses, with scattered trees and shrubs. Because savanna soil is very porous, grasses thrive while other vegetation struggles. Savannas are home to a diverse range of animals. Herbivores prefer the savanna because of the diverse grasses that grow there during the wet season. There are many … Read more

Zoos You Can Visit to See the Waterbuck

Zoos You Can Visit to See the Waterbuck

A zoo is a place where animals are kept in enclosures, cared for, and shown to the public, as well as being bred for conservation. Every day, zoo animal care and animal health teams perform a wide range of tasks, including monitoring and feeding our animals, cleaning, enriching and stimulating their environments, … Read more

What are the Wettest Areas of Africa?

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From the Sahara to the mining settlement in Dallol, Ethiopia, and the once-dubbed hottest place on the Earth, El-Azizia, Libya, Africa is home to many hot regions that experience extreme rising temperatures. It’s no surprise that when people think about Africa, images of drylands and deserts arise. Yet, Africa being incredibly unique … Read more

What are the Hottest Areas of Africa?

Lying within the intertropical zone amidst the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, Africa’s geographical situation exposes the continent to much more concentrated sunlight, compared to the rest of the Earth. With drylands and desert covering 60% of the continent, it’s no surprise that it’s considered the hottest in the … Read more

Major Mountain Ranges in Africa

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At about 30.37 million km² and being the second-largest continent in the world, Africa is more than just its renowned savanna grasslands and unique safari experience. The region also features spectacular mountain ranges, a testament that it’s one of the most geographically diverse places on Earth. From the Atlas Mountains to the … Read more

ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK

Addo Elephant National Park

Lodges Addo Elephant Park was proclaimed in 1931, as a safeguard for the last 11 wild elephants roaming the area. It is now home to over 350 elephants and numerous other species. Addo Elephant Park was so successful that it started to get overcrowded, so surrounding land needed to be acquired. With … Read more