Lifestyle

Waterfowl for your garden

Are you interested in keeping waterfowl in your garden? Aviculture is enjoyed by people from all walks of life and provides a wonderful way for bird enthusiasts to learn more about various species. Provided they have a home which is ...

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Golf for Charity

Roxy Blows urges you to play Golf for Charity with HQ magazine. Listen to the live clip from her Animal Show on MixFM by clicking below #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows Click here to read more above this event and to sign up. For more ...

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Pet rats: your questions answered

Rats are social and affectionate animals who often develop an intense connection to their humans. They are intelligent and can be taught simple tricks or to respond to their names. Contrary to popular belief, they are very clean and easy ...

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Celebrity Yorkies

South Africans aren’t the only ones who love Yorkies. International celebrities also love them and are often pictured carrying their pooches around town. Our July issue of Animaltalk features an article about why you should own a Yorkie. Take a ...

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10 cool things about the fish eagle

The African fish eagle is known around the world as a symbol of strength and is often used to show the power of a company, country or organisation. The African continent is the proud home of this majestic bird of ...

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Guinea Pigs – Part 1

Guinea pigs make great first pets and are relatively easy to look after. Before getting a guinea pig make sure that you have the time, budget and knowledge to meet all his needs. Different breeds There are many different breeds ...

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AnimalTalk visits the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary

At the end of 2014 AnimalTalk was privileged to visit the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary just outside Pretoria. This was made possible by FleishmanHillard, the PR company for the Discovery Channel (Animal Planet). They have done work with Kevin before, ...

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Setting up an aquarium

Setting up an aquarium requires some basic knowledge of the equipment needed, tanks and accessories, water quality, light, water temperature and aquarium fish species. Which tank is best? There are a number of different sized rectangular glass tanks available on ...

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April is AnimalTalk’s National Pet Month

During the month of April, Animaltalk magazine is putting the spotlight on responsible pet ownership and issues regarding the welfare of pets. Please support National Pet Month by using our click-to-feed campaign! Before you make the decision to become a pet owner, ...

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Animals of the Victoria Falls

Although not the world’s widest or highest waterfalls, the Victoria Falls are considered the most spectacular. When taking all the dimensions into account, they are the biggest curtain of falling water on planet Earth. Situated in the mighty Zambezi River ...

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The Puma

Puma Fact File Scientific name: Puma concolor Distribution: From the northern Yukon in Canada (North America) to the southern Andes in South America Habitat: Although he prefers dense bush, this cat can adapt to every habitat type within his region ...

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10 cool things about the hawksbill sea turtle

Looks Hawksbill turtles are medium-sized sea turtles. Adults are usually 76 to 90cm long and weigh between 45 and 91kg. Their skin is covered in thick, overlapping scales that are called scutes. The scutes are usually amber-coloured and richly patterned, ...

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