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Post fire: insect Survivor & Floral Thriver

insect on burnt mountain

MOUNTAIN LIFE: Cape vegetation needs periodic fire. Exploring the devastation in the weeks after Table Mountain's October blaze

History of Woodhead Reservoir & The Table Mountain Dams

reflection of Woodhead Dam Wall, Table Mountain

HISTORY: Cape Town's early water issues. The creation of the dams on Table Mountain.

Flat Top

Hiker on Devil's peak above a sea of cloud, Table Mountain in the distance

GEOLOGY: The story behind the Table Mountain's shape is like the iconic landmark itself - still evolving.


reflection of herbalist in tidal pool

Bossiedoktors: Notes on the Cape's traditional medicine trade

Some invertebrate beings

praying mantis on someone's hand at Kirstenbosch

MOUNTAIN LIFE: Cape mountain insects

The Plight of Cape Town's Baboons

Illustration of a Cape Baboon

MOUNTAIN LIFE: Under Threat. Cape baboons

The Mountain's Limbless Reptiles

Table Mountain Berg Adder

MOUNTAIN LIFE: A rare sighting of an adder. But which sort?  See the video here.