Mature male leopards are not only at least 60% larger than females, but they also are broader, have larger chest girths and larger, longer heads. There is something else that you may notice about mature male leopards – their large necks are adorned with a loose fold of skin that hangs from the underside of the neck. These skin folds are called dewlaps. Dewlaps … Read More Male lions have manes, male leopards have… dewlaps?
Where has the time gone?? Starting tomorrow, I will begin take down of my survey and then hit the road for the eight-hour drive back to Joburg. But I am not heading straight back to Cape Town just yet, I will reload the bakkie in Joburg and then head up near the Botswana border to help set up two more surveys before heading back … Read More Not goodbyes – I’ll see you laters
Hey world, did I leave you hanging long enough?? I got the job!!! I started just over a week ago and absolutely love it! It is a dream come true! Still want to know where I work? I am a wildlife coordinator for Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. We have about 130+ animals at the zoo there and I get to work with them all!! My … Read More Lions and tigers and bears – oh my!