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Whale Trail Flowers

Whale Trail Flowers Whale Trail Flowers are not usually considered by most people who hike the De Hoop Whale Trail. They hike the trail for the dramatic weathered cliffs, glorious beaches, bird life and of course the prolific amount of Southern Right whales that...

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Southern Right Whales

Southern Right Whales Great news for the Southern Right Whale. With all the bad news and negativity in the media, especially when it comes to the state of our marine resources, it's great to be able to share something rather more uplifting... On Saturday, with a one...

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Cape Dwarf Chameleon

Cape Dwarf Chameleons Bradypodion pumilum The Cape Dwarf Chameleon. This small chameleon ranging in size from 2-15 cm ( including the tail) is  native to the Western Cape Province. They are usually considered endemic to the subcontinent, but some researchers also...

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Fernkloof Hike

Fernkloof Hike Fernkloof Hike - we offer guided hikes in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve – There are some 60 kilometers of hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty professionally guided to suit your level of fitness and agility. Fernkloof Hermanus Hike introduction...

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Fernkloof Hermanus Hike

Fernkloof Hermanus Hike Fernkloof Hermanus Hike - we offer guided hikes in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve – There are some 60 kilometers of hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty professionally guided to suit your level of fitness and agility. Fernkloof Hermanus...

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The African Penguin

The African Jackass Penguin General information The scientific name: Spheniscus demersus or the African Jackass Penguin – from the Greek word spen, a “wedge”, referring to the streamlined swimming shape and demersus is a Latin word meaning “plunging”. The African...

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Alien Plant Clearing

Alien Plant Clearing in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. The threat to the Cape Floral Kingdom. Alien plant clearing is necessary to protect the fauna and flora of  the Cape Province. The Cape Province covers 717 800 square kilometers, approximately 60% of the area of...

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Whales and Southern Right Whale

Whales-Southern Right Whale Whales - Whaling  - a short history Whales-Southern Right Whale, have visited our South African coastline for centuries and Hermanus is one of their favourite playgrounds. Southern Right whales were given their name as they were considered...

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