The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Wild Magazine - Issue 20 - Spring 2012

Cover of Wild Magazine - Issue 20 - Spring 2012

Number of pages: 80

Year published: 2012

Published by: TIP Publishing

ISBN: 9 771993 79001

Cover price: Members copy

Web site: SANParks

The Wildebeest's Review of Wild Magazine Issue 20

The Wildebeest reviewing a book

Spring is in the air, and I have in front of me the Spring edition of Wild Magazine featuring a great shot of a White-fronted Bee-eater on the cover. Let’s see if this edition lives up to its normal high standards.

Glancing at the contents page I see articles on a new camp in the Pafuri region of Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi, Bontebok and Wilderness. A nice variety of subjects. Of course, there are numerous other bits and pieces throughout the magazine.

I particularly enjoyed the article on butterflies under the heading of “Nature’s flirts.” It was written by Steve Woodhall whose guide to southern African butterflies should be in every nature lover’s library.

I have done a trail in iMfolozi Game Park so the article on the Primitive Trail brought back many good memories and some not so good ones! Those rhinos seemed to have an issue with our group strolling through their patch...

Overall, this edition is great, and I am already looking forward to Issue 21.

Some of the subjects in this publication

Rocherpan Nature Reserve - Page: 4
Kamberg Nature Reserve - Page: 5
African Fish-Eagle - Page: 6
Pafuri - Page: 10
Hluhluwe Game Reserve - Page: 14
iMfolozi Game Reserve - Page: 14
Bontebok National Park - Page: 22
Garden Route National Park - Page: 44
Kruger National Park - Page: 60
Mapungubwe National Park - Page: 76
uMlalazi Nature Reserve - Page: 76
Garden Route National Park - Page: 76
Table Mountain National Park - Page: 76
Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve - Page: 76

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