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Secretary Bird in Eastern Cape Wilderness

secretary bird at kariega by chelee brown feb 2015This fascinating bird is said to have received its name Secretary Bird from the crest of long feathers at the back of its head. The story goes that these look like the long quill pens that the olden day secretaries had tucked behind their ears or in their hair.

How Often do Giraffes Drink?

giraffe at kariega by jacques matthysenHaving a drink of water tends to be somewhat challenging when you are over 4m tall! In order to get to the water giraffe have to spread their front legs at awkward angles, leaving them in a rather vulnerable position to predators such as lion.

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