Wild Karoo

Exploring the natural assets of the Karoo.
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The Karoo’s Riverine Rabbit

Not only is the riverine rabbit critically endangered, it is found only in the Karoo. New technology though, is capturing it in novel places.

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Lesser Kestrels of the Karoo

Every year in November, tens of thousands of compact raptors fly from breeding grounds in Russia and Kazakhstan to small Karoo dorps. Why?

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Giant Earthworms

Giant Earthworms of the Karoo

Startled motorists sometimes spot giant earthworms crossing Karoo roads after heavy rains.

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Meerkat Mornings

Sharing the sunrise with meerkats on a farm outside Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo.

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Die Karoo Jakkals

Die slim jakkals van die Hartland – uittreksel uit ‘n Knapsak vol Karoo.

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All About Karoo Donkeys

There’s more to a Karoo donkey than a couple of hee-haws and a pair of twitching ears.

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Ten Lovely Karoo Parks

One of the best ways to appreciate the Karoo’s beauty is by exploring its conserved areas. These ones should be on your bucket list.

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The Great Karoo Lion Hunt Is Over!

Breaking story about the escaped lion roaming the Karoo.

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Karoo Life I – The Quiver Trees of Kenhardt

Kenhardt’s quiver trees (kokerbome) are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

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Tortoise Lady of the Karoo

A sad story ends happily for a leopard tortoise in the Eastern Cape, thanks to a kind animal lover from in Somerset East.

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