Presentation on theme: "South Africa is located on the Africa's southern tip. On the west is the Southern Atlantics Ocean and the Indian Ocean on the east and south Capital city:"— Presentation transcript:
South Africa is located on the Africa's southern tip. On the west is the Southern Atlantics Ocean and the Indian Ocean on the east and south Capital city: Pretoria Total area: 1,219,912 sq.km Population: 42,834,520 Climate: The subtropical location National Bird: Blue Crane National Flower: Giant or King Prote National Fish: Galjoen National Animal: Springbuck National Tree: Real Yellowwood Coat of Arms The National Flag
Nature Reserves and Game Parks in South Africa B: Mkhuze GameReserve C: St. Lucia Wetland Park D: Umfolozi and Hluhluwe Game Reserve The Kruger National Park is best known for the "Big Five" - Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino A: Kruger National Park Biggest game reserve on 20,000 sq km. Unique game stock with 147 mammal and 507 bird species.
Habits Habitat Diet wildebeest, zebra, waterbuck, kudu, giraffe and buffalo the most social of the cat family permanent water, plenty of game.
Habits Habitat Diet permanent water and abundant vegetation intelligent and highly social animals leaves, grass, reeds, roots, flowers, fruits, bark and even soil
South Africa is particularly rich in species, more than 20,000 different plants northwestern Karoo vegetation typical Highveld savannah Protea Baobab tree succulents Plants and Vegetation in South Africa Sour Fig, Cape Peninsula NP, South Africa one per cent of the South African territory is covered with forests Forests in the south contain species such as yellowwood, stinkwood, ironwood, and cedar. Yellowwood
migratory birds roller birds minute nectar birds like colourful Redbreasted Robins innumerable birds of prey exotic cranes and rhino birds African Hoopoe Collared Sunbird Lilac- Breasted Roller Crowned Crane Yellow- Beak Toko Martial Eagle the nimble Kingfisher Green Twinspot Birds home to more than 500 bird species
The Geological Profile of South Africa the Coast, the mountains, and the Broad plateau gold, ore, nickel, copper, and cobalt in the west, south and east surrounded by a cornice of mountains Great Escarpement THE END