Meet the Creepy Crawlies of the African Bush


Meet the Creepy Crawlies of Safari in Africa

Ladies, I am afraid to say that when you are heading off to the African bushveld, you will enter the creepy crawly territory. However, the good news are that these little creatures are more scared of you. You see, being really small they tended to be at the very bottom of the food chain, with humans being very close to the top of the food chain.

When thinking of the African bush, one immediately associates the magnificent wildlife such as Elephants, Lions, Rhinos, Buffaloes, Giraffe and others with this vast wilderness. But there are many more animals which live on and in the ground, often unnoticeable when on safari. Have a look at the smaller creatures which are also home in this endless and magnificent landscape of savannahs and rolling hills. Our expert in little fellows is Prof Andrew McKechniev

My favourite the Chongololo which is a harmless African Millipede

The next would have to the Dung Beetle who spends his life cleaning up

The Stick insect, as its name suggests, looks very unappetizing

The fancy coloured and proud grasshopper, these pictures were taken at the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

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