Baboon blues?


Almost every time the baboons are ‘in town’, Capri residents kindly alert one another via the Capri Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group page. That’s most useful for those of us who are at home at the time, and who also receive Facebook notifications that there has been a new post. But not everyone is at home during the day, or has … Continue reading

Venomous Snakes of the Cape Peninsula

Snakes are an integral part of virtually any environment and even more so in rural areas. Like birds of prey, leopards, otters, honey badgers or any other predator, snakes have evolved tools for hunting and for survival. Some snakes have powerful muscles for constricting prey while others use advanced venom (modified saliva) apparatus to subdue and digest their food. Important: … Continue reading