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There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is...

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SANBI Events

28 July 2014

There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is...

29 July 2014

Join us for this healthy and exciting event. Registration takes place at 08h30 and the Walk starts at 09h00. Participants can...

30 July 2014

Elton le Roux (Estate Manager, Kirstenbosch) will give a talk on 'Biodiversity: fauna of Kirstenbosch' on 30 July 2014 at the...

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21 July 2014
SANBI staff members countrywide heeded the call to honour Nelson Mandela's life's work by giving their time, energy and compassion to those who need it most.Read more
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20 July 2014
Themes for the symposium included: Managing pathways, areas and species; and included discussions around the Draft NEMBA regulations.Read more
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17 July 2014
The cold, moonlit night was one full of fun, discovery and connecting to Mother Nature.Read more
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15 July 2014
The project aims to develop a strategy for mobilising Africa’s biodiversity data whilst strengthening regional capacity and collaboration in biodiversity informatics.Read more

Plants of the week

This is a rare bulb from southwestern Namibia with a fan of decidouous leaves and white flowers.

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 This summer dormant pelargonium with thick succulent stems makes an unusual bonsai plant.

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Animal of the week

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This large and robust, nocturnal mongoose is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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