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22 April 2015
In 1971, On Any Sunday starring Steve McQueen opened in theatres and wrote its place in motorcycle history. The film transcended...
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16 April 2015
Interview is part of campaign to raise awareness about plight of South African cycads.Read more
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03 April 2015
A DNA reference library will allow for the accurate identification of threatened plant and animal species.Read more
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31 March 2015
This is the name selected by participants in the name search competition.Read more
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27 March 2015
The microscope is fitted with a camera that can take close-up images of specimens.Read more

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An attractive critically endangered vygie.

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This charming plant prefers summer rainfall, frost free areas.

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Hyperolius pickersgilli is endemic to a narrow strip of land along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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