Tag: africa

  • Not Quite a Kat pt 2

    Despite the fact it has kat in it’s name, the Meerkat is not a member of the cat family but is rather a small type of mongoose. Living in multiple parts of Africa from the Kalahari Desert to South Africa, their “mobs”, “groups” or “clans” are incredibly social and babysit each others’ pups devotedly.

  • Not Quite a Kat pt 1

    Despite the fact it has kat in it’s name, the Meerkat is not a member of the cat family but is rather a small type of mongoose. Living in multiple parts of Africa from the Kalahari Desert to South Africa, their “mobs”, “groups” or “clans” are incredibly social and babysit each others’ pups devotedly.

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  • Baby Big Cats

    The term “big cats” is largely used to describe the four largest wild cats: lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars, the only wild cats that can roar. There is also a broader definition of the term which includes the cheetah, snow leopard, mountain lion (puma), clouded leopard and Sunda clouded leopard.

  • The Outline is Clear

    There’s something about seeing animals in silhouette that is truly beautiful. The stark contrast between light and dark outlines their figures and highlights the shape of their body, showing us in absolute clarity just how magnificent Mother Nature’s creations are.

  • Proud Parents

    Parenting requires a lot of love and patience and can be a truly joyous experience. There may be times when you and your children won’t talk to each other, and there will be other times when they fall asleep crying in your arms. Parents deserve all the respect and admiration in the world, and that […]

  • Black-Eared Beauties

    This beauty is the Caracal. The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘Karakulak’, which means “black-ear”. The biggest of the small cats, the caracal is sometimes called a Persian, or African Lynx, despite not being a lynx at all. Capable of leaping 3m (10ft) in the air, they were once trained for bird hunting […]

  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand… pt 2

    The Beatles made it famous in 1963 with their song “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”, but holding that special someone’s hand is nothing new, and it’s actually even good for you! Not only is holding hands a great bond strengthener, it lowers your blood pressure and is therefore good for your heart!

  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand… pt 1

    The Beatles made it famous in 1963 with their song “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”, but holding that special someone’s hand is nothing new, and it’s actually even good for you! Not only is holding hands a great bond strengthener, it lowers your blood pressure and is therefore good for your heart!

  • Wee Wild Wonders pt 2

    Nothing is cuter than a baby animal, and these are some prime examples. There are some incredible specimens in the animal kingdom, and given the variety we are blessed with, I am sure you’ll find at least one that brings a smile to your face.