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Archive: Oct 2016

The Binturong of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Binturong of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted October 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greetings and salutations friends of Timbavati Wildlife Park. Fall has fully settled in and the leaves are about to give way to the frozen winds of the holiday season. As we reach the conclusion of our season I beg you fear not. We have plenty of animal pictures films and facts to keep you entertained for the entire winter. With that bit of business concluded we are moving on to the binturong which is also known as a bear-cat. About The Binturong The Binturong is native of South-East Asia. It is an omnivore that lives on a diet of fruit,…
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The Cotton Top Tamarin of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Cotton Top Tamarin of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted October 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greetings and salutations friends of Timbavati Wildlife Park and welcome to the week of the Cotton Top Tamarin. Our little friends hail from the forests of South America. Their most recognizable feature is their namesake, the Cotton Top. These little creatures live in the trees for most of their lives, I guess it’s probably best as they are diminutive in stature and probably pretty low on the food chain. I mean South America has spiders big enough to take down this little critter. More About The Cotton Top Tamarin Known to be some of the smallest primates on the planet,…
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The Pigs of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Pigs of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted October 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greetings and welcome! This week’s topic is the Pigs of Timbavati Wildlife Park! There are some interesting facts about these animals many people don’t really know about. Let’s get started! Pigs have been known to be a “dirty” animal. This is a common misconception. Sweat glands are next to none on these animals which does not allow the bodies to adjust to the temperature. For this reason they will roll in mud to keep cool. Pigs are actually quite clean and careful not to soil areas where they will eat and or sleep. More About Pigs Male pigs are called…
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The Petting Areas of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Petting Areas of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted October 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Our understanding of our place on this planet is inherently intertwined with every living plant, animal and the planet itself. I am not sure if you can completely appreciate the world that we live in without spending time interacting with the animals we share this planet with. That’s the magnitude of emotion that many people like me experience when they visit our petting areas. Petting Areas Timbavati Wildlife Park The petting areas in Timbavati Wildlife Park are adjacent to our animal nurseries. We keep a lot of younger animals here while they grow big and strong enough to rejoin their…
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