ELEPHANT FACTS…TUSKS

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Made out of Ivory. Present in both males and females elephants. Tusks are actually, elongate incisor teeth. It appears around 2 years of age. Male tusks are heavy….and can weigh up to 100kg.  

WILD DOGS

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HOW FAST CAN A WILD DOG RUN? In a direct charge – they run @ 60-70 km/h. They can maintain this speed for almost 2 km “Aardvark to Zebra”  

Penguins!!

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Emperor Penguins:-  Are the tallest species, standing nearly 4 ft tall – (1.219 mt) Little Blue Penguins:- Are the smallest species, at only 16 inches – (40.64 cm) Gentoo Penguins:- Are the fastest species, which can reach swimming speeds up … Read More

OSTRICH- EGGS

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One female lays up to 12 eggs per clutch. Consequently there can be up to 30 eggs in an nest. One egg weighs – 1.22 – 1.75 Kg. Its contents – is 0.74 – 1.42 Litres – equaling about 24 … Read More

OSTRICH- THE BIRD

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The Ostrich Weight:  – 120 – 156 Kg Height: – 2.1 – 2.7 mt The Ostrich is the largest and heaviest living bird. They are extremely long lived – They reach up to 40 years. The Ostrich is the fastest … Read More

Spotted Eagle Owl

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The Spotted Eagle owl is the  most common owl found throughout South Africa. The smallest of all Eagle Owls. Spotted Eagle Owls mate for life. Their life span is approximately 10 years Their diet consists of small mammales, birds, insects, … Read More

MATING IN LIONS….

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IS A VERY INTENSE AFFAIR A male and female lion will mate every 20 minutes.. For 4 days and nights- with each lasting about a minute long. Lions have a very low fertility rate. And a small percentage of their mating- … Read More

Quick Facts about Zebra’s!!

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Type: Mammal Diet: Herbivore Lifespan: Around 25 years Size: 3.5-5 ft tall at the shoulder Weight: 200-450 kg Habitat: Grasslands, savannas, woodland, mountains, scrubland and coastal hills Range: Africa   Some more Amazing Facts: Just like human fingerprints, Zebra stripe … Read More

Website Launch

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iVenture has just launched their website, here you can book your next tour or safari and find out about upcoming trips.