Wildthings

The African leopard

Leopards may target livestock, but with the guidance of various conservation organisations, farmers can implement nonlethal methods for predator control

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The Black-footed cat

Night stalker, Africa’s smallest feline, the black-footed cat is a shy, nocturnal species rarely seen in the wild

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The African serval

Africa’s leggy beauty: The African serval is a proficient hunter – able to run, pounce on and secure his prey

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10 Cool things about the fossa

1.Is he a cat or is he a monkey? He may look very cat-like and sport a long monkey-like tail, but the fossa’s closest relatives are members of the mongoose and civet families.

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10 Cool things about the monarch African butterfly

1. HISTORICALLY SPEAKING The monarch is believed to be the first butterfly ever to be documented. Ancient Egyptians drew pictures of butterflies on tombs as far back as 3,500 years ago and these images resemble the monarch.

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