Satara Summer 2021 – Mingling with Antelope — de Wets Wild

The Kruger National Park is home to 21 different kinds of antelope – more than any other protected area in our country. Along with zebras and warthogs they form the staple prey for the majority of the large predators in the Park. The Satara area of the park, which we visited in December 2021, hosts […]

Satara Summer 2021 – Mingling with Antelope — de Wets Wild

African Antelope — Jet Eliot

Sable, Botswana, Africa Beisa Oryx, Kenya, Africa Oribi, Zambia, Africa There are more antelope in Africa than any other continent. Of the world’s 91 antelope species, most are native to Africa, and all belong to the family Bovidae. Here are a few of my favorites. Many continents do not have native antelope: Europe, Australasia, Antarctica […]

African Antelope — Jet Eliot

Oh Deer — Jet Eliot

Elk female, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Fawn, black-tailed deer, Point Lobos, California With the upcoming visit of Santa and his reindeer, this is a good time to brush-up on deer facts. Deer and antelope are often mistakenly thought of as the same creature. While they are similar in shape and structure, they are different […]

Oh Deer — Jet Eliot