Wildlife

The Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi)

  • September 17, 2020
The Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi)

https://youtu.be/WTuWKdvITc0 The Blesbok is a species of antelope which is endemic to Southern Africa.  Description:The Blesbok is a subspecies of the Bontebok. This species has two subspecies, the Blesbok and the Bontebok. They both have very similar white Blaze markings on their faces but the Bontebok’s white blaze above the eyes does not meet the white on its face and is broken by a brown band between its eyes, and a white belly and rump. The Blesbok has a reddish-brown coat back but lacks the purple gloss seen with Bontebok. The Bontebok also has a lighter brown coat on its shoulders...

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The Zebra

  • July 18, 2020
The Zebra

Everything you need to know about Zebras! https://youtu.be/IipBZrvo-c8 One of most striking and distinguished animals, and definitely the best dressed animal in Africa, the Zebra!Geographical Range:There are three species of Zebra and Six Subspecies of Zebra, one of which the Quagga has been extinct since the late 19th century. The three species of Zebra are Grévy's Zebra (Equus grevyi) which is endemic to the savannahs of East Africa, the Plains Zebra from East and Southern Africa (E. quagga) and Mountain Zebra (E. zebra).  Natural Habitat:The Plains Zebra and the Grévy’s...

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