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The ostrich lays the largest egg of any bird, yet it is the smallest egg compared to the bird’s body ...
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Berzelia lanuginosa

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The ‘Vleikolkol’ (Berzelia lanuginosa) is a beautiful fynbos plant belonging to the family Bruniaceae. This family is endemic to the ...
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Our beautiful fynbos icons, the proteas, belong to the family Proteaceae. It is an ancient family that existed in the ...
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Photo of Erica hispidula showing disc-shaped stigmas (female part of the flower): www.ispotnature.org Erica species (the so-called heaths) have, over millions ...
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Photo of cliff lily Anina Lee It’s autumn in Hermanus, the best time to see the lovely carmine cliff lily - ...
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Photo credit: Fernkloof.com A delicate little pink flower blooms only in Hermanus. It is the highly endangered heath Erica hermani – ...
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Photo www.bluegnu.co.za The Cape Fox (Vulpes chama), sometimes known as the ‘silver fox’, is the smallest and the only 'true fox' ...
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Photo credit: Protea cordata Fernkloof.com Rodents like the Striped Mouse and the Cape Spiny Mouse play an important role in the ...
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Sundews (Droseras) grow in soil that’s very poor in nitrogen and other minerals. So they have to supplement their diets ...
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The distinct ‘plough-furrow’ tracks one sees on the sand behind retreating waves are made by Plough Snails. These snails are ...
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