Tag: desert

  • 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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  • The Golden Horse

    One of the rarest, and possibly oldest, horse breeds in the world, the Akhal-Teke is famed for the incredible metallic sheen that illuminates its coat. Also known to sometimes have amazing pale-blue eyes, they are adapted to severe climate conditions and it is the national horse of Turkmenistan.

  • Getting Foxy

    Whilst the fox has commonly been regarded as a pest in the past, they are now being seen in households as pets…if you are willing to part with around US$9000!  These beautiful specimens may well get you thinking about whether you need a second job!

  • Desert Squeaking Frog

    This little guy is called a Desert Rain Frog. They’re found in South Africa and Namibia on sandy shores in between the sea and sand dunes. It’s nocturnal, meaning is sleeps during the day in burrows which it has dug to a depth of 10-20cm in moist sand. Unfortunately they’re listed as “vulnerable” due to […]