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Reserve Affairs
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- Updated 14/12/2016

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Weather

Rainfall: June 2017:
1983 - 2017 0.0mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 32°C
Min: 07°C
   
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Knowledge Base

Giraffe

The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an animal that has always fascinated me, its shape and size unmistakable in the African savanna with its intriguing physiological adaptations.

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Grey-headed Bush Shrike

The cool winter mornings in the bushveld are currently being greeted by the somewhat mournful call of the Grey-headed Bush-Shrike (Malaconotus blanchoti).

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Ground Hornbill

The Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri is a conservation icon of South Africas savannas. Once widespread and fairly common, a recent analysis of the species status in South Africa has revealed that both its range and numbers decreased by approximately two-thirds during the 20th Century.

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Guineafowl

A definitive sound in the dawn chorus at this time of the year is the enthusiastic contribution from the Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris).

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Helmet-Shrike - Retz’s

Retz’s Helmet-Shrike (Prionops retzii) occurs widely through Africa, south of the equator. Preferred habitat is riverine woodland, mopani woodland and deciduous. Sexes are alike in appearances.

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Hippos

An adult hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious) that died from fighting injuries at Buffels Hide revealed some interesting intra species behaviour.

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Honey Badgers

When travelling around the Reserve, keep a look out for what seems like “clay balls” as depicted in the picture below. 

 

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Hyenas

The following text is an account from a Member who came face to face with a hyena in camp early one morning.

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Impala

The characteristic sound of the impala rutting season can not be mistaken in the African bushveld and this ancient ritual of activity peaks during the month of May.

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Jackal: Side-striped

An unmistakable call is that of the Side-striped jackal (Canis adustus) which is accentuated in camp during the cold crisp winter evenings, piercing the night air as its high pitch echoes and hollows, disclosing its whereabouts as a contact call.

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