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Ts’ehlanyane National Park Lesotho

Ts’ehlanyane National Park


Maliba Lodge within the Ts’ehlanyane National Park


Park Information

Maliba Lodge is located within the Ts’ehlanyane National Park.

 The name “Ts’ehlanyane” is the local common name for the berg bamboo (Thamnocalamus tesselatus), from which the river and park take their name. The National park is the most important refuge for this plant in the entire Drakensberg-Maloti Mountain Range.

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Why Porcupine Has Quills

A group of African Crested Porcupine

African Crested Porcupine – Photo by Albert Herbigneaux

Long ago, Porcupine was a most handsome creature and he possessed a luxuriant coat of fur. As he looked so splendid, and many of the other animals often complimented him, Porcupine became quite vain. Read more

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