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The dazzling divas of Table Mountain

This is the month for catching the glorious blooms of the red disa, Table Mountain’s most famous orchid. A new book traces the journeys of visitors to the mountain, among them the flower hunters lured by the famous disas.

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How the dragonfly is helping scientists

A rare lined claspertail flies low over a wetland in Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park. Minutes later a rarer eastern scissortail joins him in the evening light. It’s an uncommon and beautiful sight, so you grab your camera. Little do you know that these small insects are more than just a photo opportunity, but clues to the surrounding environment as well.

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Must-have maps & books

Nature travellers need to load up on maps and books before each trip, says Wild’s editor Romi Boom. These are the latest publications for people with the itch to travel to wild places.

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