Jackal

Jackals, Sheep Farmers and Biodiversity in the Karoo

One of the largest camera trap surveys ever undertaken in the world is starting in the Karoo, focusing on predators, farming and biodiversity.

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Cradock Turns 200 – In Style!

The little river town in the Karoo celebrates its 200th birthday.

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A Dog, a Child, and a Small Karoo Town

Sometimes, when living in a small town like Cradock, one is witness to simple yet great acts of kindness that are less noticeable in big cities.

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The Zen of Karoo Motorcycling

A motorcycle, an open Karoo road and an endless horizon…

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Water Stories of the Drylands

In the Kalahari and Karoo, water is treated with a reverence not found in moister climates. Here you will hear of the Watersnake, a creature that rules the watercourses.

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Memories of Merweville

Karoo at its down-home best: Merweville in the Western Cape.

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Karoo Kitchens and Peach Pip Floors

A century ago, people in the Karoo had elegant little devices to peel peaches, grind coffee and sieve their flour. And weren’t those peach pip floors something?

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Bicycle Heaven in Beaufort West

A fine old bike shop in the Great Karoo.

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