The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Wild Magazine - Issue 44 - Spring 2018

Cover of Wild Magazine - Issue 44 - Spring 2018

Number of pages: 96

Year published: 2018

Published by: TIP Publishing

ISBN: 9 771993 79001

Cover price: Members copy

Web site: SANParks

The Wildebeest's Review of Wild Magazine - Issue 44

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Wild magazine journalist Romi Boom certainly gets around. This month she is in Marakele National Park to witness the release of two Cheetahs. What a great experience and another great article by her.

The next article is on the conservation of the Riverine Rabbit. Apparently, there are only a few hundred left in the wild. The article describes how 150 cameras have been set up in Anysberg Nature Reserve and other places to try and get a feel for where these elusive creatures can still be found.

As a bird lover I enjoyed the article on how members of the Ibis family locate prey underground. Who would have thought that they can sense the slightest movements in the ground while probing with their long bills? Another bird article is an excellent one on identifying woodpeckers.

This issue features many other articles and has a theme of conservation and people running through it. A great publication as normal.

Some of the subjects in this publication

Richtersveld National Park - Page: 8
West Coast National Park - Page: 12
Inanda Dam - Page: 14
Agulhas National Park - Page: 18
Marakele National Park - Page: 26
Anysberg Nature Reserve - Page: 36
Riverine Rabbit - Page: 36
Southern Bald Ibis - Page: 60
Hadeda Ibis - Page: 60
Glossy Ibis - Page: 60
African Sacred Ibis - Page: 60
Toad Tree - Page: 78
Hippopotamus - Page: 88

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