Animals of the Fynbos region
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While its plants have, understandably, commanded most attention, the Fynbos region also contains several categories of the animal kingdom that are equally significant in global biodiversity terms. Because of its nutrient-poor soils, fynbos supports few big mammals, and its bird-life is not particularly spectacular, with just six endemics. But the insects, reptiles and amphibians are also unique and fascinating, as … Read More