February 1, 2017

Cape of Horns: Bontebok of Cape Point

Cape of Horns Bontebok of the Cape Point Near extinction of bontebok in South AfricaBontebok were once so numerous in the Cape that the first colonists considered them to be pests. The wanton slaughter of the animals eventually decimated the population. By the mid-1920s, there were less than 20 bontebok in the Cape.

Cape of Lights

The Cape Point Lighthouses Let there be lightWhen the governor of the Cape gave John Osmond ownership of Cape Point’s Buffelsvlei and Uitershoek farms in 1816, he did so on one strict condition.

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