hluhluwe tourist attractions

Hluhluwe Tourist Attractions Hluhluwe is a small town located in east coast KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, right on the banks of the Hluhluwe River.  The town is said to be named after Dalbergia armata (umHluhluwe in IsiZulu.). Besides being the home to the late Zulu Kings, Dingiswayo and Shaka, the area is also well…

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Bushpig facts

BushPig Facts The Bushpig is scientifically known as the Potamochoerus larvatus, and is a member of the large Suidae (or swine) family which consists of pigs, boars, and hogs. The scientific name is a mix of terms from the Greek and Latin languages: Potamos (Greek) means “a river”, khoiros (Greek) means “pig”, Larva (Latin) meaning…

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BoomSlang or Tree Snake

BoomSlang or Tree Snake BoomSlang or Tree Snake Overview The Boomslang, or tree snake when directly translated to English, is a large and highly venomous snake belonging to the family Colubridae. This specific family is known to be the largest snake species as it is comprised of nearly two-thirds of all living snakes. The family…

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black mamba snake

– Facts & Info – BLACK AND GREEN MAMBA SNAKE – GREEN – MAMBA The green mamba is a member of the Elapidae family. The family is known to be made up of dangerous venomous tropical and subtropical snakes.  Its scientific name, dendroaspis angusticeps is from the Greek and Latin languages. The Greek word “dendroaspis”…

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animal evolution

Animal Evolution Explained All living organisms, especially animals change from generation to generation, changes may not be seen immediately, but immediately impact its appearance in whichever way it behaves. The process of evolution highlight the changes animals undergo, according to its ever-changing surroundings and adapted survival strategies. Over millions of years, this process occurs very…

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animal behavior

Animal Behavior Animal communication is a process where animals provide other animals with information used in decision making. The way they use to get the information to each other is called a signal. The signal may be known as a sound, color, pattern, posture, movement, touch, electrical discharge, the release of a specific odorant or…

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