Fauna & Flora

July 29, 2018

Fun Facts About Jellyfish

Jellyfish are found in every ocean in the world, they are fascinating creatures, so here are the most interesting facts about jellyfish.
December 21, 2017

Little Five Game

The term little five was brought to life, after safari tourists' successful wildlife experience of the big five in Southern Africa.
December 21, 2017

The Big Five Game

In Africa, the big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephant, and Cape buffalo.
August 23, 2017

Angraecum Pusillum (Dwarf Orchid)

One of the smallest tree orchids (angraecum pusillum) found on Sibuya - its size is about 5 cm and the size of the flowers is only 3 mm.
April 26, 2017

Plains Zebra Facts

The plains zebra, also known as the common zebra, is the most abundant of three species of zebra, inhabiting the grasslands of eastern and southern Africa. […]
March 23, 2017

Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat

Description Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat is brown to tawny colored with white hair patches at the base of the ears. Males are typically darker in coloration […]
March 22, 2017

Elegant Grasshopper

Elegant Grasshopper (Zonocerus elegans), a short-winged and flightless grasshopper found throughout much of Africa south of the Sahara as well as on Sibuya Game Reserve. They […]
February 23, 2017

Cape creeper scorpion

Description and Habitat While on a game drive on Sibuya Game Reserve we found this species of scorpion (Opisthacanthus capensis). With its robust chelae (pincers), dark […]
February 22, 2017

Karoo boer-bean tree

Description The tree is small in stature (max. height 5 m), evergreen, with rigid branches and has a gnarled trunk.  The flowers are numerous, bright red […]
January 20, 2017

Lion Sleeping Habits

These kings of the jungle get quite a bit of shut-eye! It turns out that “I’m a lion, hear me roar!” should probably be changed to […]
December 19, 2016

The Southern Dwarf Chameleon

The southern dwarf chameleon (Bradypodion ventrale) occurs in the Eastern Cape, South Africa and this one was spotted on Sibuya Game Reserve. It is also known […]
November 24, 2016

Old Man’s Beard (Usnea)

Members of the genus are commonly called old man's beard, or beard lichen. It resembles Evernia, which is also called tree moss.
November 24, 2016

Pavetta Lanceolata

Weeping bride's bush or Christmas bush. The alternative common name is also apt as these bushes are in full flower during Christmas time.
September 21, 2016

African coral tree

Erythrina caffra is a medium to large deciduous tree. It grows in coastal bushes and riverine forests along the south eastern coast of South Africa, including […]
September 20, 2016

Honey Badger

Appearance Honey Badgers are about 250 mm high at the shoulders and weigh 12 Kg. Their coats have a broad and course saddle of grey hair […]

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