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Flora and Fauna

Mammals

Some of the animals to be seen in the area are lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, giraffe, kudu, impala, wildebeest, zebra, duiker, hippopotamus, crocodiles, sable, roan, eland, tsessebe, waterbuck, baboon and buffalo.

Vegetation

Vegetation found in this area includes the apple leaf mixed bushwillow, silver cluster leaf, leadwood, mopane, mixed acacias and baobab trees.

(For more birding information and park bird checklist, go to Information for Birders)


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  • There are also many historical tales of the presence of Nguni people and European explorers and settlers in the Kruger area.

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