Ostrich are farmed in Southern Africa and I was told that feathers are used for down, skin for leather, neck meat is tasty, and their eggshells are turned into crafts but eggs are terrible for eating. This ostrich is wild.
Southern Africa = Summer 2014 August 9th 2014 I went to Southern Africa for 3 weeks summer of 2014.
I traveled with a tour group called Acacia Adventures for 2 weeks. We went from Johannesburg through Botswana to Livingstone, Zambia and then back through Botswana a different route. Highlights included: Kruger National Park, Moholoholo Animal Sanctuary, Elephant Sands, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Khama Rhino Sanctuary ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more