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Double Trouble!

Chacma Baboon   Papio ursinus

The Chacma Baboon, also known as the Cape Baboon, is one of the largest of all monkeys.

Located primarily in southern Africa, the chacma baboon has a wide variety of social behaviors, including a dominance hierarchy, collective foraging, adoption of young by females, and friendship pairings. 62 more words


The Thorny Hedgehog

 “The fox knows many things,

the hedgehog but one,

but it is enough.”

Perhaps no mammal in European tradition has attracted so much bizarre folklore as the hedgehog.

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Lechwe    Kobus leche

The Lechwe, is an antelope found in Botswana, Zambia, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeastern Namibia, and eastern Angola, especially in the Okavango Delta, Kafue Flats and Bangweulu Swamps. 148 more words



I’ll always remember when this one guy came in to our camera store. We were talking for a short while and then he snapped his fingers and pointed right at me with eyes quite wide. 135 more words


Going Down!

Leopard   Panthera pardus

The leopard is a member of the Felidae family with a wide range in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, West Asia, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia to Siberia. 217 more words


Herb garden assassin

The mystery of freshly-sprouting Poppy seeds suddenly disappearing overnight from our herb garden is finally solved with the appearance of this field mouse and its ‘caught in the act’ look, whilst being surrounded by empty Poppy seeds! 37 more words

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