A long but beautiful day out exploring the Kruger National Park today; we were the third car out the gate at 04:30 this morning as we headed for Nwanetsi Picnic Site for breakfast. From there southwards to Orpen Dam and Tshokwane (where we had lunch), then south to Leeupan, northwest to Nhlanguleni Picnic Site and […]

via Satara Summer – Day 13 (2019/12/17) — de Wets Wild

The fastest land mammal in the Americas, the pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is the last surviving member of a once vast and diverse family – the Antilocapridae. Able to reach speeds of over 50 miles per hour, this hoofed mammal inhabits the expanse grasslands of North America. Superficially resembling antelopes, the pronghorn is actually more closely related to […]

via The Pronghorn — The Wonders of Wildlife

Antelopes are some of my favourite animals to write about. Seemingly mundane to some, I just love the elegance and majesty of these hoofed mammals. When I picture an African sunrise, I see antelopes like impala and topi wandering across the amber horizon, just carrying out normal day-to-day activities. I think that it’s the simplicity […]

via The Topi — The Wonders of Wildlife