South African Wildlife

Descriptions and photographs of South Africa’s astounding wildlife

Plants

South Africa is home to over 20,000 indigenous plant species. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Invertebrates

South Africa has a bounty of over 100,000 kinds of insects and more than 3,000 species of arachnids, among a multitude of other invertebrate life. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Amphibians

It is estimated that South Africa is home to at least 110 different kinds of frogs and toads. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Fish

South Africa can boast around 100 species of indigenous freshwater fish, with 2,200 marine species occurring along its coastline. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Reptiles

South Africa is blessed with more than 350 different species of reptile. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Birds

Around 858 bird species have been recorded in South Africa. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

Mammals

South Africa is home to an estimated 299 kinds of indigenous mammals. These are the species we’ve featured here at de Wets Wild:

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31 thoughts on “South African Wildlife

  1. imlostwithoutme

    So beautiful captures! I can’t get enough of your blogposts! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by my blog. Glad to come across your blog, de Wets Wild! 🙂

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      1. aj vosse

        Kling woes!! Dink nou net… mense vra wat het jy gedoen vir die week… jy sê… ons het gesuip, baklei… rowe vroumense rond gejaag… gebraai en nog meer gesuip! Net ondat niemand jou sal glo as jy hulle vertel ons het skoenlappers uitgeken nie!! 😈

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  2. aaanchalk

    Amazing Amazing Amazing is the world. Me and my husband both os us are fascinated with wildlife and have Africa Wild Safari tour as one of the item in our bucket list. I guess there is still time for that, in meanwhile we will be seeing that world through your blog.

    xx
    Aanchal

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  3. MRI

    Love your blog! I just planned a trip to Kenya for this summer, which will be my first ever African Safari experience, and your pictures have just got me more and more excited 🙂

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