Leading up to this Easter weekend, my mind had been wondering around Easter bunnies, which got me thinking about our Rock Hyrax commonly known as the “Dassie” or Rock Rabbit. The fascinating thing about them though is that although they may look a little like rabbits, they are…..can you believe it…… related to elephants!!
I came upon this interesting fact while doing some research on our beloved “Dassie” which can, almost without fail, be found lazing in the sunshine on the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Simpson on April 2, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments
If you have never been to South Africa, and you were wondering what kind of floral kingdom it would have, perhaps, because you think of it as being hot and sunny, you assume that it’s pretty desert like and quite scarce in the flower department; well nothing could be further from the truth.
10% of the world’s flowering species are found in South Africa with the Cape Floristic Kingdom being one of the world’s six plant kingdoms. The others are the Antarctic, Australasian, Boreal,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Simpson on April 13, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments