Monthly Archives: March 2018

Country Life article on the wreck of the Grosvenor by Liz McKenzie

The Story of the Wreck of the Grosvenor  November 10, 2017 In March 1782, The East Indiaman sailing ship, the Grosvenor, belonging to the British East India Company and captained by John Coxton, sailed from Madras, India, carrying both passengers and valuable … Continue reading

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Natal black snake records for East London (2017/2018)

On the 23rd January 2017 on a rainy evening (at approximately 20h42) a Natal black snake was noted crossing a grassed area at the home of museum scientist Kevin Cole in Beacon Bay. Sightings of these reptiles is not very … Continue reading

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Loggerhead turtle stranding at Kayser’s Beach (East London)

Sadly around last year this time Bayworld in Port Elizabeth was trying rehabilitate a sick adult male turtle called Toughey who succumbed to a liver disease. Yesterday a second  loggerhead turtle in just over a year was collected for research … Continue reading

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