Tag Archives: Africa

Hippopotamus Chases Boat (Video)

Hippopotamuses are among the largest living mammals; only elephants and some rhinoceroses and whales are heavier. Hippo’s can live in the water or on land. Their specific gravity allows them to sink and walk or run along the bottom of … Continue reading

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Tiny Bird Incredible Migratory Journeys (Video)

This truly is a remarkable little bird, known as a Northern Wheatear; this bird weighs all of 25 grams or 0.88 ounces, or about two tablespoon of sugar. These little birds make the longest journeys of any small bird. It … Continue reading

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77,000 Year Old Bed Discovered: Africa (Video)

An archaeological team studying the fossil record of an ancient civilization at Sibudu Cave, north of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, has discovered in a shelter carved out of the sandstone cliff face bedding, from 40,000 years … Continue reading

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Bungee Jump Goes Wrong: Africa (Video/Interview with Survivor)

This young Lady would have to be one of the very lucky ones. A young Australian (22 years old) having a holiday in Africa, decided to go bungee jumping from the Victoria Falls bridge above the river, which borders Zambia … Continue reading

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Animal-Rock Hyrax:-Africa/Middle East (Funny Video)

The rock hyrax is found across Africa and the Middle East, in habitats with rock crevices in which to escape from predators. Hyraxes typically live in groups of 10–80 animals, and forage as a group. Their most striking behaviour is … Continue reading

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A Lion Stole My Camera (Video)

From YouTube:- While shooting pictures for our new book on lions at Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve we found some lions patrolling the fence line. We placed our GoPro action camera in their path hoping to catch a glimpse of them … Continue reading

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