Cari

Meet Our Writers: The Wildmoz team authors, Cari and Moz, have a lifelong passion for the bushveld and share information about many of Africa’s good things. Wildmoz is Africa – the cradle of life! Wildlife, African folktales, wildlife art, Kruger Park and safari info! Taste life as it is in Africa.

Large Animals - Kruger Park

Large Animals – Kruger Park

Large Animals of the Kruger Park     The Bushveld Why is the Bushveld different to other wildlife sanctuaries? In simple layman’s terms, it has a larger variety of animals due to the variation of food availability, as opposed to mountainous or grassland reserves, which it has as well. The purpose of this article, is […]

White Timbavati Lions Discovered

White Timbavati Lions Discovered

Wonder of White Lions     Into the Bushveld we go In the early years of the Lowveld – before the Anglo-Boer wars – a young man, the Rand Pioneer Andrew Mauritz Mostert, began his early career as a successful transport rider, leaving his home in Beaufort West, having recently matriculated at Grey College Bloemfontein. […]

How Giraffe Stretched His Neck

How Giraffe Stretched His Neck

Giraffe and His Long Neck     The Tasty Tamboti Tree Long, long, ago somewhere in Africa… When all the people and animals were new… Before Giraffe stretched his neck, Giraffe would forage for food in the shrubs and bushes and small trees that grew in such abundance. But his favorite food of all foods […]

Ostrich Chicks Growing Up

Ostrich Chicks Growing Up

Ostrich Babies… No More!     All Chicks That Were Hatched Still Survive Remember the eight little ostrich chicks? Guess what? They’re growing up! They’re now six weeks older and almost unrecognizable. The big family this little family belongs to, is that of the Common ostrich (Struthio camelus) ours are a sub branch known as […]

African Bush Crackers

African Bush Crackers

The Little Luxuries of Life     Living in the wilds of Africa, there isn’t always access to life’s little luxuries. Grilled meat and coal-baked potatoes are all very well and good. Mmm… especially with a cold beer after a hot day… but sometimes a glass of wine and bit of cheese is very appealing. […]

The Legacy of a Dung Beetle

The Legacy of a Dung Beetle

Dung Beetles Life and Value     Our Friendly Little Bug the Dung Beetle OK, so you think I’m crazy writing about none other than a dung beetle scarab. You’re going to be surprised at what these little bugs represent to our everyday lives. “I live in the middle of a city” you say? Yes […]

Duiker Baby Born In The Mist

Duiker Baby Born In The Mist

And So A Duiker Is Born     A Duiker Family Grey Duiker – Sylvicapra grimmia. Of all the antelope giving birth… finding a duiker giving birth in the wild is very uncommon. Another unusual phenomena is at the end of this story – now, don’t look! Keep the surprise. Excuse the quality of the […]

Mugging Tourists South Africa

Mugging Tourists South Africa

Never be a Target of a Mugging     Keep South Africa Clean. Don’t Get Mugged I believe I promised you something. If you’re here because of our last entry on Wildmoz, then welcome. If not, please read the last entry entitled, “Mugged: Save Your Hide Touring South Africa”  for the intro to this story. […]

Mugged: Save Your Hide Touring

Mugged: Save Your Hide Touring

Don’t Get Mugged For Nothing     Mugged. Hide your Savings or Saving your Hide? There’s a fine line when coming across a mugger in the dark, in an unknown terrain and then being mugged. Do you save your life and run, or empty your pockets. Well, when you empty your pockets you have in […]

Ostriches Babies on the Loose

Ostriches Babies on the Loose

Captivating Baby Ostrich Runegades     Even Baby Ostriches Can’t Fly So, the reason for the heading above is “run.” Because run is what they have to do to get away from predators. Seeing it’s springtime in the Southern Hemisphere, these guys are hot-footing it all over the place around us, getting new shoots after […]

Donkey Cart Africa’s Basic Taxi

Donkey Cart Africa’s Basic Taxi

A Donkey Cart – Basic and Down To Earth     There Are Few Things As Simple as a Donkey Cart Your outfit will need reins, traces, blinkers or even a harness for your essential donkey mode of transport? Well, no problem there. The mines are continuously using up conveyor belting. Especially diamond mines in […]

Rare Elusive Spotted Nicator

Rare Elusive Spotted Nicator

Nicator, A Twitcher’s Dream Discovery     Not Elusive in Name Only Here’ an uncommon series of photos – the star is the Yellow Spotted Nicator, now known as the Eastern Nicator (Nicator gularis). The elusive nicator isn’t as such a rare bird. Although occurring in Lowveld savanna bush from Mkuze River in Zululand all […]

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