Explore and Discover South Africa

Tag: african

  • Wildlife

    Elephant

    Widely recognized as the most impressive animal in Africa, the African Elephant measures between 3.2 and 4 meters at the shoulder and weigh an average of 6.5 tons. The elephant's trunk serves as a multipurpose tool for eating, cleaning, signaling, drinking water, digging, dusting and even as an extra limb when needed. Capable of ...

  • Wildlife

    Buffalo

    The statuesque bovine buffalo has an imposing presence which demands a level of respect. Reaching a height at its shoulders of 1.5meters, the buffalo weighs on average a hefty 750kg's. Whilst both the male and female buffalo have horns, the male buffalo's horns are thicker and point upwards at the tips. The female buffalo's horns are slightly more 'dainty' but nevertheless just ...

  • Wildlife

    Leopard

    A mysterious and beautiful animal, the leopard is rather elusive and is therefore rarely spotted. It is amazingly powerful, an accomplished climber, is fearless and has the ability to kill animals far larger than itself. The spectacular coloring of the leopard is made up of either white or golden brown with black spots and rosettes.

  • Wildlife

    Lion

    The lion is Africa's largest carnivore. Weighing in at a hefty 190kg's, the male lion is larger than the female African lion and also sports a beautiful mane of long hair on the head and face that extends down to the shoulders.