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Nick Sims

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Nick was a ranger at Londolozi from 2018 - 2022. He always had a love for nature. Growing up in Johannesburg, the annual family trip to the bush (particularly the Kruger Lowveld region of South Africa) became an escape from city life. When ...

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on Klipspringers: Africa’s Mini-Mountaineers

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Thank you very much for the information and insight on this antelope! I have heard of them but knew nothing about them! The Ballerinas of the Koppies!

Hi Nick. Thanks for sharing the information on the Klipspringers. They are quite small and very agile little antelope. The way they climb on the rocks are remarkable and they seem to be satisfied being there high up on the rocks.

They are a cute little antelope! I have wondered about them (and mis ID them as dik-dik on zooniverse). Thanks!

Great story, Nick. Thanks for filling us in on such a unique species. Can you say more about the numbers of Klipspringers one might find on the koppies on Londolozi?

Hi Patrick, typically we see about two or three klipspringers on a kopppie at any given time, it is unusual to see many more than that.

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