The Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1961. It is only about 4,560 hectares (11,270 acres) in size. It has Kudu, Nyala, Wildebeest, Zebras, Warthogs, and Crocodiles.

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Wildlife in the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Termite Mound
Termite mound. (1402k)
Web Funnel Weaver
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (1382k)
African Striped Skink
African Striped Skink (Trachylepis striata). (789k)
Serrated Hinged Terrapin
Serrated Hinged Terrapin (Pelusios sinuatus). (580k)
Vervet Monkeys Chlorocebus
Vervet Monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (881k)
Male Vervet Monkey
Male Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (965k)
Warthogs Babies Phacochoerus
Warthogs with babies (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). They go down on their knees for easier feeding since their neck is not very flexible. (1084k)
Warthog Phacochoerus Africanus
Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (785k)
Male Female Impala
Male and female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1312k)
Female Impala Aepyceros
Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). Note the M-shaped marking on their hindquarters. The M stands for fast food for lions  ;-) (1041k)
Blesbok Damaliscus Pygargus
Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi, german: Buntbock, french: Blesbok). (842k)
Blesbok Toilet Male
Blesbok toilet. The male Blesbok defecate at the same place to mark their territory. (695k)
Female Nyala Tragelaphus
Female Nyala (Tragelaphus angasii, german: Flachland-Nyala, french: Nyala). (932k)
Baby Nyala Tragelaphus
Baby Nyala (Tragelaphus angasii, german: Flachland-Nyala, french: Nyala). (896k)
Male Nyala Tragelaphus
Male Nyala (Tragelaphus angasii, german: Flachland-Nyala, french: Nyala). (905k)
Red Hartebeest Alcelaphus
Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama, german: Südafrikanische Kuhantilope, french: Bubale caama). (896k)
Female Greater Kudu
Female Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (954k)
Male Greater Kudu
Male Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (1243k)
Male Greater Kudu
Male Greater Kudu with deformed horn. (536k)
Group Burchell's Zebras
Group of Burchell's Zebras (Equus quagga burchellii, german: Steppenzebra, french: Zèbre de Burchell (sous-espèce)). The middle one has part of the tail missing. This seems to happen frequently during fighting for status position in the herd. (1143k)
Female Burchell's Zebra
Female Burchell's Zebra (Equus quagga burchellii, german: Steppenzebra, french: Zèbre de Burchell (sous-espèce)) with foal (left). (1052k)
Male Burchell's Zebra
Male Burchell's Zebra (Equus quagga burchellii, german: Steppenzebra, french: Zèbre de Burchell (sous-espèce)). (1238k)
Blue Wildebeest Connochaetes
Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus, german: Streifengnu, french: Gnou bleu). (1178k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1329k)

Flora in the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Light Green Area
The light green area in front of the forest is covered by an invasive fern, the Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum, german: Adlerfarn, french: Fougère aigle). (1080k)
Bracken Fern Pteridium
Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum, german: Adlerfarn, french: Fougère aigle). (1450k)
Flower
Flower. (746k)
Flower
Flower. (595k)
Flower
Flower. (1304k)
Flower
Flower. (865k)
Mock Verbena Glandularia
Mock Verbena (Glandularia aristigera). (816k)
Stachys Aethiopica Stachys
Stachys aethiopica (Stachys aethiopica, german: Zieste, french: Épiaire). (830k)
Thunbergia Thunbergia Atriplicifolia
Thunbergia (Thunbergia atriplicifolia). (755k)
Tickberry Flowers Lantana
Tickberry flowers (Lantana camara, german: Wandelröschen, french: Camara commun). (668k)
Tickberry Flowers Lantana
Tickberry flowers (Lantana camara, german: Wandelröschen, french: Camara commun). (594k)
Papyrus Cyperus Papyrus
Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus, german: Echter Papyrus, french: Papyrus). (1086k)
Honeysuckle
Honeysuckle. (1006k)
Mountain Aloe Aloe
Mountain Aloe (Aloe marlothii, french: Aloès de montagne). (1227k)
Silver Cluster-leaf Tree
Silver Cluster-leaf Tree (Terminalia sericea). (1074k)
Paperbark Acacia Vachellia
Paperbark Acacia (Vachellia sieberiana). (1234k)
Flat Top Acacia
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica). (980k)
River Bushwillow Combretum
River Bushwillow (Combretum erythrophyllum). (1062k)
African Teak Pterocarpus
African Teak (Pterocarpus angolensis). (1.6M)
Marula Tree Sclerocarya
Marula Tree (Sclerocarya birrea, german: Marula-Baum, french: Marula). (982k)
Sausage Tree Kigelia
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses). (1308k)
Flamboyant Tree Delonix
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (768k)
Blue Jacaranda Jacaranda
Blue Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia, german: Palisanderholzbaum, french: Flamboyant bleu). (1425k)
Yellowwood Tree Afrocarpus
Yellowwood Tree (Afrocarpus falcatus, german: Gewöhnliches Afrogelbholz). (1241k)
Close-up Natal Fig
Close-up of Natal Fig (Ficus natalensis). (1109k)
Close-up Natal Fig
Close-up of Natal Fig (Ficus natalensis). (1161k)
Tree Euphorbia Euphorbia
Tree Euphorbia (Euphorbia ingens). (1398k)

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