South Africa wildlife

Aardvark Aardvark
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358 members
African buffalo African buffalo
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1261 members
African caracal African caracal
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424 members
Baboon Baboon
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1195 members
Bat-eared fox Bat-eared fox
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414 members
Bushbaby Bushbaby
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650 members
Cheetah Cheetah
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1109 members
Dik dik Dik dik
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909 members
Eland Eland
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712 members
Elephant Elephant
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1428 members
Genet cat Genet cat
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481 members
Giraffe Giraffe
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1377 members
Hartebeest Hartebeest
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785 members
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus
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1266 members
Honey badger Honey badger
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484 members
Hyena Hyena
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1251 members
Impala Impala
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1224 members
Jackal Jackal
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927 members
Kudu Kudu
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691 members
Leopard Leopard
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1232 members
Lion Lion
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1401 members
Meerkat Meerkat
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296 members
Mongoose Mongoose
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735 members
Nile crocodile Nile crocodile
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885 members
Ostrich Ostrich
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1057 members
Pangolin Pangolin
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293 members
Puku Puku
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226 members
Rhinoceros Rhinoceros
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1036 members
Serval Serval
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500 members
Suni Suni
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196 members
Terrapin Terrapin
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223 members
Topi Topi
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590 members
Vervet monkey Vervet monkey
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861 members
Warthog Warthog
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1126 members
Waterbuck Waterbuck
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980 members
Wild dog Wild dog
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747 members
Wildebeest Wildebeest
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1187 members
Zebra Zebra
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1379 members
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About South Africa

Capital:
Pretoria
Population:
44 million
Currency:
Total area:
1,219,912 km² (471,011 miles²)
Wildlife:
Languages:
English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Tswana, Xhosa, Swati, Sotho, Tsonga , Ndebele, Venda
Airports:
Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
Johannesburg (JNB)

Parks and game reserves

Recommended vaccinations

Voltage and plug type

  • Type C (220V) Type C (220V)
  • Type D (220V) Type D (220V)
  • Type M (220V) Type M (220V)
  • Type N (220V) Type N (220V)

Getting to South Africa

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Animals you can find

Pangolin
Pangolin
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Cheetah
Cheetah
Leopard
Leopard
Lion
Lion
Wild dog
Wild dog
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Beaches
Beaches
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Rock climbing
Rock climbing
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