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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

South Africa's World Heritage sites

At present, South Africa boasts 8 world heritage sites, namely:

· Robben Island

· iSimangaliso Wetland National Park

· uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

· Cradle of Humankind

· Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape

· Cape Floral Region

· Vredefort Dome

· Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

Which one is your favorite? How many have you seen?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

8th Austin Roberts Memorial Lecture

Source and website:

“Evolution of Africa’s deserts and mammal fauna since the Early Miocene”
by Martin Pickford, Coll├Ęge de France, Paris

WHEN: Wednesday, 18th October, 2011
WHERE: Main Auditorium, Ditsong National Museum of Natural History (ex-Transvaal Museum), Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria
TIME: 18h30 onwards
PARKING: Safe parking is available in the museum parking area (Minaar Street)
REFRESHMENTS: Drinks and light snacks will be served after the lecture
COST: Entry is free but booking is required
RSVP: Greg Davies, 012-322-7632 or