Monthly Blog Archives: March 2014

The Pearl Spotted owlet, by ranger Sean Gilbert

Pearl-Spotted Owlet The Pearl Spotted owlet is one of the smallest owls that we see here at Arathusa. It’s identified by its white breast with mottled brown blotches, and has as a brown back with lots of pearl spots (hence its name). It also possesses two distinct black spots on the back of its head. …
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The Magic Gwarri Tree, by ranger Roy Mkansi

The Magic Gwarri is my favourite tree. It is named after its use in divining water. A long time ago, the Magic Gwarri used to be called ‘The Toothbrush Tree’, courtesy of its young twigs which can be used as an effective toothbrush. After peeling the bark away from the base of the twig, the …
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