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Timbavati Wildlife Park – Into The Woodlands

Timbavati Wildlife Park – Into The Woodlands

Posted April 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. It’s the middle of April but it’s been looking a lot like January with all of the snow that we’ve had this past week. April snow makes a May rose I guess ha ha ha. We’re just 12 days away from the Opening Day of our General Admission Season, that’s right April 27th is the big day. In our past few blogs we have been looking at the different areas of Timbavati Wildlife Park and this week we are looking at The Woodlands Area. The Woodlands Area like every other area in…
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Timbavati Wildlife Park – Into The Grasslands

Timbavati Wildlife Park – Into The Grasslands

Posted April 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to April 2019! Wooo that’s right this rock has already completed a quarter of this year’s orbit around the sun. Today of course is April Fools’ Day so I want you to be mindful of the pranksters out there telling you that your shoes are untied ok? All jokes aside, the Grasslands Area of Timbavati Wildlife Park offers a seriously great time for people of all ages. The Grasslands Area is open during our general admission season which begins at the end of April. This area is home to our signature Giraffe and Camel feeding encounter.…
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The Kudu of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Kudu of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted March 18, 2019 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. It’s almost spring! Yeahhhhhh. The winter is letting up and the snow banks are melting, cabin fever is coming to a close and the sunshine helps all of us grow. One animal that grows really big is the kudu. The Kudu is a type of antelope from the more arid parts of Africa. A Greater Kudu stands 4 to 5 feet in height and males can weigh anywhere from 500 to 700 pounds. Females weigh anywhere from 400 to 500 pounds. In contrast a lesser Kudu stands 3 to 4 feet…
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The Eland Antelope of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Eland Antelope of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted February 25, 2019 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. By my calculation we only have 3 weeks of winter left before the weather breaks. That is of course if you listened to Punxsutawney Phil that is. The groundhog never saw his shadow so winter of course is almost over. No matter how long the frozen season lasts, one thing is for sure. We’re going to be open (minus major holidays), and the animals will be here too. This week we take a look at one of the mighty antelope that we have living in Timbavati Wildlife Park, the eland. The…
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The Aoudad of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Aoudad of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted September 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s post! First let me begin by saying welcome to September. The summer season is drawing to a close and while some businesses in our area are shutting their doors for the year, we are still rocking and rolling through the fall! We’re actually open all year long for tours. Ok moving on from the opening volley here, we have a double topic this week. For Search Engine Optimization (SEO) purposes, I need to type the word “Aoudad” in the first paragraph LOL. Ok the picture you’re seeing here is our very own herd…
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A New Look At The Safari Train Ride of Timbavati Wildlife Park

A New Look At The Safari Train Ride of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted July 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

Hello all and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we’re going to take a new look at the Safari Train Ride at Timbavati Wildlife Park. Before we get into that though, did you know that this week is National Zookeeper Week? That’s right, when you’re strolling through the grounds at our park feel free to tell anyone on staff thank you for the hard work that they do. We appreciate their hard work and effort just as much as you do.   Now onto today’s topic, the Safari Train Ride. When Timbavati Wildlife Park first moved into our…
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Who’s Ready To Ride A Camel

Who’s Ready To Ride A Camel

Posted June 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we are celebrating the return of our camel rides. We officially open our camel rides after Memorial Day. Now that summer is in full swing the ships of the desert are ready to set sail. To celebrate the return of our rides here are come cold hard camel facts! There are two kinds of camels, basically one hump or two humps. Dromedary (Arabian) camels have one hump. Bactrian (Asian) Camels have two. The largest myth about camels is that their humps are filled with water, which they aren’t. The…
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Why Not Visit Us This June

Why Not Visit Us This June

Posted June 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

Greeting friends and welcome to the Month of June!!!! Wooooooohoooo. No more pencils no more books no more school lunches from average cooks LOL. I like teachers so I will spin that for the cooks. It’s a great time of year visit Timbavati Wildlife Park. Last Friday we had a house full of kids coming through on end of the year field trips, they were having the time of their lives. That’s what Timbavati Wildlife Park was built on, bringing joy to the lives of the people that come and spend their hard earned dollar with us. I’ll tell you…
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The Wildebeests of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Wildebeests of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted February 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to the first Monday in the month of March. Basketball tournaments aren’t the only sign of the 3rd month of the year. This month begins the countdown to our opening weekend which is only about 8 weeks away. That’s a very short period of time in animal years LOL.  One thing that won’t be short is your trip to Timbavati Wildlife Park where you can see really cool animals like our Wildebeests. This native of Africa can be found in the southern half of Africa. It is also referred to as a gnu. The wildebeest is…
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New in 2016 the Nyala!

New in 2016 the Nyala!

Posted March 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

Timbavati Wildlife Park is proud to introduce the Nyala in 2016. This African member of the antelope family is a native of Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. It has also been introduced to Botswana and Namibia through conservation and reserve efforts. About The Nyala The nyala is known for its brown color with white stripes on the sides and some white spotting. When they are born, the males and females are almost indistinguishable. It is believed that this protects the young males from the adult males who compete for dominance. Males compete through displays of dominance for mating…
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