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Unread postPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:15 pm 
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This weeks animal or bird is...

Grey Go-away Bird


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The Grey go away bird is 45cm to 50cm long. its found in Africa from South Africa to Tanzania and Angola. In South Africa it is most commonly found in the Norhtern areas. Its habitat includes bushveld and savannah and it is found in pairs or small groups. Its diet includes flowers, fruits, leaves and buds.

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The African Buffalo is sturdy and dark brown in colour. Has short legs, strong back and large hooves. Males and females have huge horns. The average height is approx 1.4 m and weight is apprx 700kg. They are generally found in woodland savanah regions and generally live in herds of hundreds of animals. some bulls may however form bachelor groups. their gestation lasts for 11 months and a single calf is usually born weighing approx 40kg.
(Reference: SASOL First field guide to mammals of Southern Africa)

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