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Turacos, the beautiful arboreal birds of sub-Saharan Africa.

Turacos are a fairly common African bird and are part of the Musophagidae family. The Musophagidae (literally ‘banana-eaters’), or turacos, includes plantain-eaters and go-away-birds. In southern Africa both turacos and go-away-birds are commonly known as louries. They are semi-zygodactylous – the fourth (outer) toe can be switched back and forth.The second and third …

African vultures question. Are our vultures safe yet? Find out about this precious birds.

African vultures, are they safe yet? Vultures are arguably the most misunderstood scavengers. With their hunched posture, bald heads and their use in cartoons to represent opportunistic greed.  Humans have long considered them to be the outcasts of the animal kingdom, and due to their association …

Pallid safaris? Born to move & good deals.

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