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Wildlife Presentations - 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm Swine Time Pig Races - 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
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Archive: May 2017

Camel Rides: Quick Facts

Camel Rides: Quick Facts

Posted May 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

We have camel rides at Timbavati Wildlife Park. Camels are the oldest known form of transportation. They were domesticated around 3,500 years ago. They have flat pads for feet not hooves associated with creates like a horse. This allows their feet to splay out over the sand instead of digging in it. Their fur also reflects sunlight which allows them to stay cool in the heat. A camel’s hump isn’t water, it is fat that is stored. Fat obviously has water in it. When the fat in their humps is metabolized or used up, the each gallon of fat also…
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Pig Racing Quick Facts

Pig Racing Quick Facts

Posted May 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

Our Swine Time Pig races have been entertaining families for generations. I had never personally seen a pig race before I started going to Timbavati and when someone mentioned “Pig Racing”, I began to envision horse tracks and things like that. The races were a side note of what was really taking place here. The pig races are one of the many places where the personality of the Timbavati Wildlife Park Staff actually directly connects with the park visitors. This is an extended interaction as the show lasts about 25 minutes or so. There are more one-liners being thrown at…
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Kookaburra Quick Facts

Kookaburra Quick Facts

Posted May 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

Straight out of our Waterfalls Area and into the palm of your hand via your mobile device Ladies and Gentlemen I give you the kookaburra. This Australian King Fisher is the king of the species! Here are a few quick facts about our feathered friend. Weighing in at a hefty 16 ounces this carnivore enjoys a hearty diet of rodents, snakes, fish and insects. When it catches its prey, its beak which can be up to 4 inches long is used to pulverize their dinner against a tree branch or other nearby hard object. Natural predators for the kookaburra include…
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Lesser Flamingos of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Lesser Flamingos of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted May 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

Greetings dear friends, this week we are discussing the lesser flamingos of Timbavati Wildlife Park. The smallest of the Flamingo species are the lesser flamingos. This native of India, Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa can live to be over 50 years in the wild. I guess that’s why their population is so large with estimates around 3 million for this sub-species alone. Lesser flamingos stand at about 2-3ft in height and weigh anywhere from 2-6 pounds. They can fly at speeds up to 60 km/h with a wingspan of 3-4 feet. One telling characteristic are the black-tipped wings which you…
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Quick Facts About The White Emus of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Quick Facts About The White Emus of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted May 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

The rare white emu is a resident of Australia is the second largest bird in the world. It avoids living in dense forests, areas populated by humans and arid terrains. They have been spotted in deserts but they are much more common near water supplies. Emus are part of the Ratite family which include ostrich, rhea, kiwi, cassowary, and the recently extinct Moa. Far as I can tell the emu really only has beef with the Dingo. Everything you read about the emu has them seeking to avoid dingos at all costs. With a top sprint speed of up to…
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