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The African Spur Thigh Tortoise

The African Spur Thigh Tortoise

Posted August 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. August is roaring right along here. The days are hot and we’re into the final stretch of the summer. This week we’re going to take a look at the African spur-thigh tortoise. Timbavati Wildlife Park is home to the third largest species of tortoise, the African spur thigh. This tortoise is a native of the Savannas and Saharan desert in Africa. They eat grasses, desert scrub and get their water from the plants that they eat, they’re really fond of the Morning Glory plant. A tortoise is a land dwelling reptile that…
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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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The Ostriches of Timbavati Wildlife Park

The Ostriches of Timbavati Wildlife Park

Posted July 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

Greetings Friends and welcome to this week’s post! Welcome to the week of the ostrich. Ostriches may not be able to fly, but they can break records. They are the largest living species of bird on the planet, growing to between 4 and 9 ft tall. They also lay the largest eggs of any bird in the world. One ostrich egg is the equivalent of two dozen chicken eggs! Two records might be enough for any other bird, but ostriches are truly extraordinary animals. They also hold the record for the largest eyes of any land animal – only half…
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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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