Dung Beetle Wisdom: Salt-of-the-Earth People

Dung beetles are the cleaners of Africa! There are many animals like elephants that eat tons of grass a day and make a lot of dung. Dung is gold for the dung beetle! Once on site, they use their forelegs to roll the dung into a ball about as big […]

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Meerkat Wisdom: The Grass is not Always Greener on the Other Side

  Meerkats are very territorial and will protect their boundaries ferociously against other gangs. They plant their own grass, nurture it and take the time to enjoy it. Meerkats don’t spend their lives looking for other animals’ grass in hope that it will be juicier and greener. Unlike meerkats, we […]

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Wild Dog Wisdom: The Value of Teamwork

African wild dogs are the most efficient hunters in Africa and targeted prey rarely escapes. Wild dogs hunt in formidable,cooperative packs of 6 to 20. The dogs have a peculiar rather playful ceremony that bonds them for a common purpose and initiates each hunt. They start circulating among the other […]

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Fact or Fake – Which is Easier to Believe?

One of the components of video mentoring that our Net Buddies appreciate most is a surprise to any of us who haven’t lived where population is so high the walls really do “have ears”. In the townships, where the number of people who live there is often 5-10 times what […]

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Elephant Wisdom: Eat the Elephant One Bite at a Time

Elephants are very big, they reach old age and with it, attain wisdom. They are highly revered for their strength and power. The elephant plays a significant role in various cultures around the world and is revered as one who never forgets. We sometimes face “elephant like” problems in life, […]

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Rhino Wisdom: Anger Management

Rhinos are extremely aggressive and charge readily at perceived threats. Rhinos will fight each other, and they have the highest rates of mortal combat recorded for any mammal: about 50% of males and 30% of females die from combat- related injuries. Anger management is a huge problem for the rhino! […]

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