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Birds Got Their Colourful Eggs From Dinosaur Ancestors, New Study Suggests

Like feathers and wishbones, we now know that egg colour evolved in their dinosaur predecessors long before birds appeared.

The Lowdown In Plett High Five

The boss of adventure destinations, Plettenberg Bay, is bringing out the big guns for a season of adventure in nature: brace yourself for the Plett HIGH FIVE, the best excuse to head to Plett from 23 – 29 September 2019.

The Fattest Parrot In The World Could Be Completely Wiped Out By Fungal Infection

The future of the world’s fattest parrot – New Zealand’s Kakapo – is at risk from a dangerous fungal infection.