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Baboons forage at low tide while Caracal lurks nearby

Low tide exposes the intertidal zone and a seafood feast for the local baboons.

Baboons forage for mussels and limpets at low tide.

Engrossed in picking and eating mussels. 63 more words

Wildlife Photography

Do The Skulls Of Monkeys And Neanderthals Look More Human Than Our Human Ones Do?


  • By Richard Gray

15 February 2017

“It looks like a monkey,” exclaims an excitable young boy, looking at a replica of a skull. 2,652 more words


Summer's _Careless Tourists

The action follows on from the previous post where the international windsurfing set had gathered at Platboom, Cape of Good Hope Reserve.  While most spectators’ attention was on the daring windsurfers out in the big seas, a drama unfolded on shore, when a wiley old female baboon staked out the cars waiting for a raiding opportunity.  102 more words

Nature Photography

Archaeologists Accidentally Discover 3,000-YEAR-OLD Royal Tomb in Egypt

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered a 3,000-year-old tomb believed to be of a royal Egyptian scribe in the vast necropolis at ancient Thebes.


PUBLISHED: 17:37, Fri, Feb 3, 2017 | UPDATED: 18:13, Fri, Feb 3, 2017… 423 more words



Christmas is here.  It’s such a magical time of year with the long dark nights, cold temperatures, and quiet reflective thoughts.  I’ve always kind of hated it.  656 more words

Adventures with baboons at Cape of Good Hope

We drove to our hotel, The Capetown International, which we had booked in advance. Unbeknown to us, we had booked a suite of rooms at the most expensive hotel accommodation we have ever stayed in. 438 more words


Blissful relaxation

Taking time out to be groomed, a young female baboon looks to be in a state of blissful relaxation.  Grooming is a part of the their daily routine and also strengthens bonds between individuals. 7 more words

Nature Photography