Batleur Eagle, Kgalagdi, South Africa
A colourful eagle, common resident of open savanna and woodland within Sub-Saharan Africa. The bird's range has diminished significantly in recent decades, due to poisoning and is now mostly confined to conservation areas such as national wildlife parks. Lifespan is about 27 years
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Cape Fox Den, Kgalagadi, South Africa
Spent a delightful time watching this small fox and her 3 cubs play at dusk.
The Cape fox (Vulpes chama), also asse, cama fox or the silver-backed fox, is native to southern Africa. It has black or silver gray fur with flanks and underside light yellow and tail tip black. Nocturnal it is most active just before dawn or after dusk sheltering in underground burrows, holes, hollows, or dense thickets during the day. The pairs mate for life and the litter of 1-6 cubs (or kits). are reared underground, the cubs staying close to the den until about 4months old. They are weaned around six to eight weeks of age and become independent at 5 months.