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meerkat

Did you know: the meerkat is a critical part of the Karoo ecosystem?

2019-04-04T07:12:31+00:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve, we can’t help but have a soft spot for the small creatures that make up the fascinating Kalahari ecosystem. While they don’t have the awe-inspiring magnificence of their bigger cousins, tiny animals (from the dung beetle to the meerkat) are just as important a piece of the environment. Without them, [...]

Africa’s littlest marvel: Fun facts about the meerkat we bet you don’t know!

2019-01-31T08:14:30+00:00January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

If you’re new to beautiful Africa, you probably only know about the Big 5. These magnificent natural marvels are some of Africa’s favourites, but there’s a host of tinier critters just waiting for you to meet them too. Of these, the dainty little meerkat is probably one of the most beloved, capturing hearts across the [...]