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Jumping for Joy with Jameson

Remember when you were five years old, and you would run around the playground splashing in puddles, waving at people going by while smiling from ear to ear? When everything was new and bright, and you could hardly contain yourself at a passing butterfly, and you didn’t have a care in the world? That is who Jameson reminds me of. He reminds me of the friendliest toddler you can find

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Top Tips on how to keep your pets warm

BY: BRYONY VAN NIEKERK A strange phenomenon happens every winter, whereby my normally spacious queen bed transforms into a very small single. The cause of this magical bed shrinkage is the fact that I find myself sharing it with a male human, 2 dogs and at least 3 cats. And don’t think they spread out- oh no! They all congregate around me on my side, turning me into a human

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Fascinating Albatross Facts

An albatross is a large, magnificent seabird capable of soaring incredible distances without rest. They spend most of their time gliding over the open ocean. Albatrosses, of the biological family Diomedeidae, are large seabirds related to the procellariids, storm petrels, and diving petrels in the order Procellariiformes (the tubenoses). Albatrosses, of the biological family Diomedeidae, has 22 species. Other members of the Procellariiformes family of seabirds also include petrels, shearwaters,

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Pets Need a Break too

Luxury travel writer, brian berkman, searches out the fabulous and often affordable options available to you and your pets. Julie, his rescued mixed-breed doggie-daughter, insists on joining them. Brian Berkman says while Julie loves Greyton’s wide-open spaces, she barks at the many horses, cows and dogs in the village. The Sonderend Mountain rises above the Hemelsbreed Estate, just a few kilometers outside of Greyton. And with names meaning “without end”

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Fascinating Aardwolf Facts

The aardwolves belong to the sub-family Hyaeninae and its scientific name is Proteles cristatus. Despite its name, the aardwolf is a member of the hyena

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Francois on family + fame

Balancing the demands of a flourishing music career with the responsibilities of family life is a delicate art that South African pop/rock sensation Francois van

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Fascinating Grasshopper Facts

Grasshoppers and Locust belong to the order Orthoptera, which also includes crickets and katydids. Locusts are actually species of short-horned grasshoppers. Grasshoppers existed long before

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Pets Need a Break too

BY BRIAN BERKMAN Luxury travel writer, brian berkman, searches out the fabulous and often affordable options available to you and your pets. Julie, his rescued

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Pets Need a Break too

BY BRIAN BERKMAN Luxury travel writer, brian berkman, searches out the fabulous and often affordable options available to you and your pets. Julie, his rescued

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Fascinating Orca Facts

The scientific name for killer whales is Orcinus orca. “Orcas” and “killer whales” both refer to the same species of marine mammals. “Orcas” is a

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Fascinating Baboon Facts

Baboons are primates and are native to Africa. They belong to the genus Papio and are known for their distinctive appearance and complex social structures.

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Awe – Inspiring Arnold

A Tale of Resilience and Redemption There is nothing more inspiring than the will-power of an animal. The love they give and the forgiveness they

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