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Guide to the Mopane Scrubveld Ecozone in the Kruger National Park - South Africa
  

Mopane Scrubveld Ecozone - Kruger National Park:

Description: Typical of Basalt soils the Mopane Scrubveld Ecozone is very flat with very few drainage lines. It typically has areas of dense mopane shrub and sparse grass cover.

Typical Vegetation:

Trees : Rocky hills
Trees : Plains
Grasses
Mopane
Knob thorn
Flaky thorn
Sickle bush
Lowveld cluster-leaf
Umbrella thorn
White raisin
Weeping wattle
Mixed and sweet grasses


Typical Animals:

Predators

Browsers

Grazers

Special Interest

Lion Steenbok Buffalo

Roan

Cheetah Elephant * Zebra

Sable

Side-Striped Jackal Eland Tsessebe Ostrich
  Sharpe's Grysbok Roan Eland
    Sable Sharpe's Grysbok
  * Denotes animals that browse and graze

Other Ecozones:

Kruger National Park Links
General:

Introduction

Accommodation

Activities & Adventures

Facilities

History
Wildlife:
Amphibians
Birds
Fish
Mammals
Reptiles
Invertebrates
Trees
Grasses
Herbaceous Plants
Ecology
Maps:
Kruger National Park Map
Route Maps to the KNP
Limpopo Lowveld Map
Mpumalanga Lowveld Map
What's Interesting Nearby:
Pilgrims Rest
Sudwala Caves
Barberton
Blyde River Canyon
God's Window & Graskop
Historical Mines
Photographs:
A typical road in Kruger
The Orpen Dam view site
The Afsaal picnic site

 

 

  
 
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