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Robert Ball


Robbie developed a passion for the African bush from many visits to his family’s small holding in a greater conservancy just outside Johannesburg. Living in the big city his whole life, he always found refuge in the outdoors and has grown to appreciate ...

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on Convergent versus Divergent Evolution

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Willa Stanger
Senior Digital Ranger

Another wonderfully informative blog, Robbie. I especially enjoy these types of pieces that are a step or two away from the lion/leopard/elephant . . . updates (although don’t stop those!).

Michael and Terri Klauber
Master Tracker

Wow Robbie, What an interesting story! It is incredible how all the different species have evolved in such different ways!

William Paynter
Master Tracker

Robert, thank you for the information. Hummingbirds in our backyard are a treat to watch. They are truly adapted to their environment .

Valmai Vorster
Master Tracker

Thanks Robbie for your interesting story on the convergent and divergent evolution. Robbie can you please check my account, I cannot see the monthly points again.

Jemma Thorpe
Londolozi Creative Hub

Hi Valmai, our technical team is still working on the issue with the point system. Thank you so much for bringing it to our attention.

Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

Nature is indeed wonderful. Animals and plants adapting to their specific environments so that every niche cane used and every creature can use the food available.
Thanks for the interesting blog.

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

Thank you Robbie for this extremely informative and descriptive blog. I love that we’re learning interesting facts about animals and nature in general, beyond the normal stories about our favorite Londolozi inhabitants.

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