Archive for the ‘Tracks’ Category

A bushwalk in Zululand

July 5th, 2018, posted in Tracks, Wildlife

Antbears and Antlions

July 13th, 2009, posted in Tracks

Antbears and Antlions

One early morning in summer we observed many Antlion holes, Pieter showed Joshua how an ant would displace the sound and not be able to climb out of these steep sided holes, the displaced sand would also alert the Antlion its prey had arrived in time for breakfast! Further on down the road Pieter pointed out Antbear tracks, these elusive nocturnal animals feast on termites and we’ve only seen an Antbear once as a family, Pieter on the other hand, has seen more…

[“Antbear Tracks”]Antbear Tracks

Antlion Traps

Antlion Traps

Antlion Holes

Antlion Holes

 
 
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