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Franklyn Park Forest

South Africa

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Audio © Derek Solomon/Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

 Previous Ecosystem

 Next Ecosystem

Listen to the calls of hadada ibis as they fly over the forest at dawn. With time, more species, like the purple-crested turaco, southern boubou and green-backed camaroptera, start to sing. The sprawling grasslands of Limpopo are also home to some of South Africa’s most iconic wildlife — including lions, leopards, rhinos and giraffes.

 

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