cheetah, viewed as a symbol of vanishing Africa, has
been unable to adapt to environments altered by humans.
Outcrop of red syenite at the junction of Mankwe Way
and kubu Drive.
Pilanesberg Jewel of Bophuthatswana shows an astonishing
diversity of natural habitats. Within the confines of
the subregion a wide variety of habitats occur, including
sandy desert, rugged mountains, humid forests, temperature
grass-lands and tropical savannas.
In the days before European colonists assigned names
to Africa, the land known as Bophuthatswana, was a veritable
wildlife paradise. Assembled on the plateaux and bushveld
plains of southern Africa was a diversity of wildlife
unmatched on any other continent.