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South Africa is a beautiful country on the south side of the African continent, designated by many different ecosystems. Inland safari area is rich in lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, waterbucks, wild dogs, black rhinos, antelopes and water buffalo. Western Cape is known for its white sandy beaches, spectacular scenery, and scenic lakes. The Eastern cape is a popular tourist destination with its picturesque landscapes and Cape Point, a volcanic outcrop situated on the Western Cape coast.
Dating to about thirty-six million years ago, South Africa has one of the richest collections of fossils in the world. Among the most prominent fossils found in South Africa are the fossils of early humans. The oldest is the browlet skull discovered in the Gedi Ruins at Johannesburg, which is approximately ten thousand years old. Other early humans found in South Africa include Khaydara, Stone Age man, Akshara, Stone Age man and Khwe, a caveman who lived about eleven million years ago.
Across the globe, people's interest in South Africa has increased steadily due to the richness of African wildlife. It is home to some of the animal species with the highest diversity in the world including leopards, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, gorillas, chimpanzees and more. Although poaching is a major issue in Africa, especially in the eastern part of the country, safari tourism is growing and experts are optimistic about the future of South Africa as a tourism and travel hub. A diverse, beautiful country teeming with adventure, wonder and excitement, South Africa is an incredible place for any traveler to visit. Whether you want to travel within the country or explore it abroad, there are plenty of options available to suit your travel style.