During this time when we’re all thrown off our usual paths, most of us are forced, in one way or another, to look at our surroundings in a new light. During Covid, insects may not strike you as enlightening, but then again, they might. Here are a few insects I have seen […]

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Dessonornis humeralis The White-throated Robin-Chat is endemic to southern Africa, occurring in Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa’s North West, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Kwazulu-Natal provinces, where it inhabits savanna habitats and riverine thickets and feeds on insects, other invertebrates, and fruit. White-throated Robin-Chats are usually seen in monogamous pairs and breed in spring […]

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ScienceDaily reports As the human race continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have found that the planet’s insects are also facing a crisis after accelerating rates of extinction have led to a worldwide fall in insect numbers. Some of the tiniest creatures on the planet are vital for the environment. Read more Scientists’ warning to humanity […]

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