Brown Hyena – Secretive Strandloper

To a newcomer, the Namib Desert may seem devoid of life, but several species of flora and fauna have adapted to survive in this unique ecosystem. Among them is the Brown Hyena, a rarely seen, secretive and solitary shaggy-haired desert animal. Only a fortunate few...

Postage Stamps tell Stories about Namibia

„If postage stamps could talk they would have lots of stories to tell… In this book they actually do.“ This is what the text on the back cover of the book „Stamps & Stories“ promises. The book was published by Gondwana Collection Namibia in cooperation with...

Devil’s Claw – Kalahari’s Treasure

Kalahari’s sands harbour unusual treasure. The Devil’s Claw is one such gem, known to indigenous people for centuries for its medicinal properties. Although its name stems from the claw-like hooks of the thorny fruit, it is the secondary tubers of the...