Category Archive: Animal Facts

Keen eyesight!

As part of our series on sharing interesting facts about our wildlife this week’s ‘Weird & Wonderful Animal Fact’ is on Martial Eagles: These beautiful birds of prey have remarkably keen eyesight (3.0–3.6… Continue reading

As tall as a tree!

As part of our series on sharing interesting facts about our wildlife this week’s ‘Weird & Wonderful Animal Fact’ is on the Giraffe: Giraffes have an extremely high blood pressure (280/180 mm Hg)… Continue reading

A very special delay!

As part of our series on sharing interesting facts about our wildlife – including their peculiar habits and down-right bizarre behaviours – this week’s ‘Weird & Wonderful Animal Fact’ is on the Impala… Continue reading

Mid-air turn!

We are constantly being captivated, and at times even baffled, by the extraordinary behaviour of the African wildlife we see every day at Thanda. We therefore felt it would be fun to share… Continue reading