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Savannah Africa by Gerhard Theron (gerhardt) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1936 W: 244 N: 4106] (11620) :: 2005-02-12 - 2005-02-13 :: 6026

It provides the opportunity for experienced based learning to students I the fields of biology, history, geology, ornithology, cultural diversity, wildlife studies, socioeconomics and entomology. Looted along the Vaal River it is a 3000 acre wildlife reserve. With more than 300 species of birds and 800 native plants it provides the ultimate learning experience.... (full story) (3 photos)

De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre by Gerhard Theron (gerhardt) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1936 W: 244 N: 4106] (11620) :: 2004-10-16 :: 6199

Nestled in the foothills of the Magaliesberg in South Africa's North West Province, the De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre is situated an hour from Johannesburg and forty-five minutes from Pretoria. It is close to the Hartbeespoort Dam, a popular destination for day excursions from Pretoria and Johannesburg.... (full story) (7 photos)

Johannesburg Zoo by Gerhard Theron (gerhardt) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1936 W: 244 N: 4106] (11620) :: 2004-08-28 :: 6069

I was very impressed with my first visit to this Zoo in 20 years.

Every one I spoke to said that I was making a mistake and should go to the Pretoria Zoo instead. Upon asking, they too have been to this Zoo on average more than ten years ago. This was a delightful day, even on month end and on a Saturday, there were not crowds of people.... (full story) (8 photos)

Emerald Casino Resort Animal Park by Gerhard Theron (gerhardt) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1936 W: 244 N: 4106] (11620) :: 2004-08-21 :: 8463

The Emerald resort make its presence know on the lush shores of the Vaal River. Less than an hours drive from Johannesburg.

Presenting a curios mixture of business combined with pleasure and action with relaxtation.... (full story) (9 photos)