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Archive: Sep 2016

The Striped Skunk of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Striped Skunk of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and family! This week we are taking a look at the striped skunk of Timbavati Wildlife Park! When nature marks an animal and sets it up for self-defense the markings usually call attention to the danger zones. For instance a bee is circled to its stinger, a badger’s lines call attention to it’s teeth. If you look at the stripe on the striped skunk, it calls attention to the anal glands. Right below the tail there are two anal glands that a skunk has in reserve as its deadliest asset, it’s sulfuric spray. More About The Striped Skunk…
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The Woodlands Area of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Woodlands Area of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted September 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

This week at Timbavati Wildlife Park we’re talking about the “Woodlands Area.” The Wisconsin Dells is alive, it has a pulse. Even in the dead of winter during the solstice, you can still feel its rhythm. People from large cities like Chicago and Minneapolis come here to get away from the hectic pace that those larger cities have to offer. You’ll have people from rural locales come in to take in recreation in a place a bit busier than the norm. The common denominator is the desire for the Wisconsin Dells and its pace, its attractions and its lifestyle. When…
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The African Spur-Thigh Tortoise

The African Spur-Thigh Tortoise

Posted September 12, 2016 in Uncategorized

Welcome to the week of the African Spur-thigh Tortoise of Timbavati Wildlife Park. A tortoise is a land dwelling reptile that has both an endoskeleton and an exoskeleton in the form of its shell. One great way to tell you that you have a tortoise and not a turtle (though a tortoise is in the turtle family) is by looking at their feet. A turtle will have webbed flipper style feet. These are better suited for swimming whereas a tortoise will have claws with more stumpy appendages. Tortoises do not swim. My buddy Matt Schoebel told me that if you…
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The Gift Shop At Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Gift Shop At Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted September 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

One part of Timbavati Wildlife Park that I think is worth calling some attention to is our Gift Shop. Our Gift Shop The Gift shop at Timbavati is a pretty far out place when you stop and think about it. You can get everything from Folk Art to Timbavati clothes to stuffed animals. There are puzzles and wuzzles, pet rocks and socks, cuddly little critters and animal clocks. They have penguins and zebras, fake tattoos, tigers that grab and owls that “Hooo!” Sorry, I kind of got caught up in Dr. Seuss mode there. Anyways, our shop is always filled…
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Timbavati Wildlife Park Celebrates Labor Day

Timbavati Wildlife Park Celebrates Labor Day

Posted September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greetings and Welcome to this week’s blog. Happy Labor Day to you all and we hope that on this day of celebration for the American Worker that you are planning to relax and just enjoy a Monday that isn’t really a Monday. We usually place the spotlight on an animal every monday, but on this Labor Day, we want to spotlight our own workers! This week, we are taking time out to thank you. Our staff at Timbavati Wildlife Park for helping to make our park and our guests feel welcomed in our home. While the rest of the country…
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