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James Tyrrell


James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on Ostrich Chicks Hatch!

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Fantastic news. I do hope all three chicks survive.

Three cuties. Very exciting. Parents have a big job keeping them safe. Keep us posted James

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Oh this is good, proving that it isn’t only the Big Five that can garner interest

Exciting- more new life!

James, I loved the photo with 3 chicks and the dad

Were the other eggs taken by predators or did they just not hatch? Perhaps if the latter they were just infertile?

Hi Michael, hard to say. The fragments of the ones that hatched are still at the nest site, but I remember last time the ostriches nested some eggs were robbed by hyenas…

Hopefully they will grow into adulthood! How long will that take?

How wonderful! Certainly will be interesting watching them grow.

Great news! We were lucky enough to see the fabled “mating dance” on our last visit in July! What a show!

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Good news – they look so vulnerable!

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