Posts – Wildlife

Popular pics on Instagram this week: Natural wonders

  • 28 November 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...

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Melkkamer Cottage, Southern Cape – perfect remote getaway

South Africa is known for its wide-open spaces, gorgeous beaches, bird-rich wetlands, a unique floral kingdom, and wildlife. It’s not often that you find all these treasures in one place – but you will at the 1872 Melkkamer Cottage in De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Southern Cape.

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20 000 reasons to Love South Africa

  • 25 November 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

If pictures do indeed speak a thousand words, then our Love South Africa Flickr group speaks volumes about the beauty of South Africa. The group has now crossed the 20 000-photograph mark.

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12 amazing bird pictures from South Africa

South Africa is one of the world’s best places for birding, with 858 bird species recorded here so far. The country offers a wide diversity of habitats, from forests and fynbos to deserts and remote islands.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Bo-Kaap and Howick

  • 21 November 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...

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Raggy Charters in Port Elizabeth

Operating out of the Algoa Bay Yacht Club, Raggy Charters is the only licensed boat-based whale-watching permit holder in Port Elizabeth.

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A growing coalition of cheetahs at Madikwe Game Reserve

  • 19 November 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Two female cheetahs have joined the coalition of cheetahs currently at Madikwe Game Reserve, bringing the total population to seven, and hopefully helping to grow the population in the future.

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Beautiful birds of South Africa in pictures

  • 17 November 2014 by Johan Mostert (words and images)

Johan Mostert has a passion for photography, especially of birds. Here is a selection of some of the beautiful images he’s taken, from Cape Town to the Kalahari, along with a few reflections on what bird photography has taught him – including that the early bird catches the bird!

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Love South Africa: Photos by Callie de Wet, aka Wild Images

  • 12 November 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.

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Whale watching from a bathtub in De Kelders

  • 10 November 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen (words and pictures)

Hermanus may be known as the Whale Watching Capital, but after a weekend of southern right whales almost breaching into her lap, Desiree Haakonsen of TravelGround reckons De Kelders is the area’s best-kept secret.

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