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Mango Groove is one of the few successful music groups that epitomises the great diverse cultures of South Africa.

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SANBI Events

24 August 2014
Mango Groove is one of the few successful music groups that epitomises the great diverse cultures of South Africa. Formed in the...
25 August 2014
There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is one...
26 August 2014
Join us for this healthy and exciting event. Registration takes place at 08h30 and the Walk starts at 09h00. Participants can...

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20 August 2014
The forum addresses key issues relating to invasive alien species, and brings together different role-players in this field.Read more
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06 August 2014
Members of the public who might have information regarding the theft of the plants on 04 August are encouraged to get in touch with the Garden on 021 799 8899 or the police.Read more
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05 August 2014
The spring flowers have started and this garden is hoping for a bumper season. Guided tours in a new safari vehicle are on offer.Read more
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01 August 2014
The purpose of the Awards is to recognise individuals’ contribution amongst their peers in the biodiversity conservation community.Read more

Plants of the week

 A spiny succulent with pretty purple flowers suited to hot dry areas.

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Flowering in the dry season this bush provides food for many insects.

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Animal of the week

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This bird has a distinctive grey, black and white plumage with a pinkish wash on the chest and belly.

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Quick Quiz!

Another one for the history buffs

 Remnants of Van Riebeeck's hedge are a feature of Kirstenbosch NBG, but what tree was used?

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