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Every Bird Counts, Global BIG Day

On May 4th, thousands of birders participated in the Global Big Day, an international collaboration attempt to see the largest amount of bird species around the world within a 24-hour period.

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Every Bird Counts, Global BIG Day

20 May 2019 | PUBLISHED BY admin

On May 4th, thousands of birders participated in the Global Big Day, an international collaboration attempt to see the largest amount of bird species around the world within a 24-hour period.

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International Leopard Day

In honour of International Leopard Day, we’re sharing some incredibly fascinating facts about one of the most sought-after members of the big five.

The Magnificent Flightless Dung Beetle

The flightless Dung Beetle is a rare species endemic to Southern Africa. The reintroduction of this species is one of our success stories at Shamwari.

5 Amazing Facts about Spekboom

In honour of World Planting Day, we thought we’d share some interesting facts about Spekboom. This wonder plant is found all over the reserve and is a firm favourite for many of our animals.

Annual Rhino Poaching Stats in South Africa

The annual rhino poaching stats have been released by the Department of Environmental Affairs. South Africa has..

Shamwari Welcomes Newborn Giraffe

If you have ever witnessed the birth of an animal in the wild, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. It is an incredibly rare act of nature that not many are privileged to see.

The Lion Dynamics of Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Over the past few months there has been a massive change in the lion dynamics on Shamwari Private Game Reserve. The once proud and dominant Southern Pride has now been diminished to only the beautiful lioness with the blue eye, her sister, the sister’s two cubs and on occasion the two sub adult male lions,..