Bokkie the Baby White Springbok

This is a White Springbok, indigenous in South Africa. White Springbok are not albino’s, but a different color phase to the normal Springbok, with a recessive gene. 3 days after rescuing Bokkie, he began to feed easily; had lost his sucking reflex due to the trauma, so needed much persuasion initially. Amazing to see his instincts […]

Chris Barnard Museum and Birthplace

When travelling to the Karoo, don’t forget to spend half an hour in the frontier town of Beaufort West, for many the true entry into the Great/Upper Karoo. “Beaufort” belongs to one of our most beloved South African citizens, the late Professor Christiaan Barnard. Visit the Barnard Museum, the Missionary Church, and the Birthplace of Marius […]