Agama atra The Southern Rock Agama occurs only in South Africa (portions of every province), Lesotho and very marginally into Namibia and Botswana. They occur in a wide range of habitats, from the seashore to semi-deserts to high mountain plateaus, provided there’s rocks among which to shelter. They feed mainly on various small insects and […]

via Southern Rock Agama — de Wets Wild


Skeleton Coast Time to head out of the coast and back into the desert! We leave Swakopmund and up along the Skeleton Coast. We make a quick stop at the famous Zelia Shipwreck that was stranded back in 2008. It was such a lonely spectacle to see out in the water and yet eerie at […]

via The Africa Month: Eastbound & Down — The Adventurous Azn

Originally posted on The CABI Blog: Bushera Ahmed Abdulla is able to identify and remove tiny prosopis seedlings before the invasive plant can take root. In this photo special we turn the spotlight on members of the community in the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen – including Bushera Ahmed Abdulla pictured above – who are working together with…

via Photo focus on fighting invasive plants on Socotra Natural World Heritage site — The Invasives Blog