Wildlife in Fynbos

WILDLIFE AND FYNBOS In the past large mammals such as elephants, rhino and buffalo roamed the Western Cape including the fynbos dominated coastal and coastal lowland areas. Today all but a few of the larger antelope species had disappeared, hunted to the last one by...

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A brief introduction to the Fynbos Biome of South Africa Fynbos is an evergreen, hard-leaved Mediterranean type shrubland that occurs on nutrient-poor soils. The name is derived from the Dutch word Fijnboch which when literally translated means ‘fine bush’. Most...

Kids Holiday Program – 17 June 2019

Exploring the Darling Renosterveld Reserve as part of the Kids Holiday Program hosted by the DWFS on 17 June for Youth Day.  20 enthusiastic children from Darling and Mamre aged 7 to 12 joined us to learn more about what happens in the renosterveld. Topics such as...