Wildthings

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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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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Wildcats

A subspecies of the wildcat, the European wildcat is found across Europe and in some parts of Asia Minor. They resemble domestic cats and are closely related to the African wildcat, the Asian wildcat and the Chinese Mountain cat. Genetic ...

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10 cool things about giraffes

Mighty height The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world. His long legs and neck do make drinking difficult though. To get to water, he needs to spread his front legs and crane his neck down at an awkward ...

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World’s 10 most expensive dog breeds

A list of the world’s most expensive breeds of dog: Note: These prices are calculated averages and will vary from breeder to breeder! 1. Basset Hound (R14,000 – R17,500) These droopy-eared dogs make for great companions. They have a very ...

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Amanzimtoti Sponsor a Spay Campaign

Help support the Amanzimtoti Sponsor a Spay Campaign and pledge R400 to have a dog or cat sterilised #AnimaltalkCares One pair of unsterilised dogs and their offspring can produce 67,000 dogs in just six years. In the same time one ...

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World love for dolphins day

The World Love for Dolphins Day held on the 14th February in Pretoria saw the community standing together in an effort to show their love for the dolphin world. #AnimaltalkNews #AnimaltalkCares #AnimaltalkListensToRoxyBlows Walk Against Captivity and No More Suffering in support of Sea ...

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Roxy Blows chats about the oldest animals that ever lived

Roxy Blows chats about the oldest animals that ever lived on the Animaltalk segment on her animal show on Mix 93.8FM on the 27th of January #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows   Click the link below to hear the feature. You can also read more on this ...

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National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

National Zoological Gardens of South Africa reports that animal welfare has succeeded in zoos! #AnimaltalkNews   18 January 2015 Animal welfare management and ensuring the health and wellness of animals in the care of zoos is a top priority in any ...

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