• Little Bee-eaters

    The Little Bee-eater is a gorgeous little bird we often see around the camp during the summer. They earn the title “Little” from being the smallest of the Bee-eaters at about 15-17cm. The European Bee-eater is about 23cm. This may…
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  • Baboon spider

    Baboon Spiders look large and fearsome but if left alone they are quite docile. Even during lockdown at KwaMbili we have to keep an eye out for creatures large and small! We found a spider floating upside down in the…
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  • Wild Cotton

    The scientific name for Wild Cotton is Gossypium herbaceum. The Genus name Gossypium is from the Arabic word “goz” which means soft substance. Gossypium is Latin for “cotton” and herbaceum means herbaceous. This shrub is endemic to South Africa, occurring…
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