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November 14, 2012

Facts on Elephants in Namibia

This post forms part of the monthly “Did you know” column written by Bill Torbitt for Flamingo magazine. It originally appeared in the November 2012 issue. […]
November 14, 2012

Zebra’s in Namibia – Did you know?

A HORSE-LIKE DONKEY OR A DONKEY-LIKE HORSE?  The origin of the word zebra is not certain. It probably comes from an African language via Portuguese (zevra). […]
April 4, 2013

Did you know? – Miscellaneous facts on Africa

Text Bill Torbitt IN A NUTSHELL Africa probably derives its name from the Afri people, known to the Romans. Interestingly, the Greek word aphrike means ‘without […]

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