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Great White Sharks must always keep moving as this is how they pump water over their gills for oxygen, this is known as ram-jet ventilation.
Fact & Photo: White Shark Projects.
https://www.facebook.com/SharkCageDivingSouthAfrica
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Hermanus Mountain Bike Trail is extending the black to +/- 65km, 1800m climbing. 9 new bridges and plenty of yum single track. On route thank the 12 new farms for permission to access their properties. All should be complete by end Sept. Please come ride we need your feedback.
https://www.facebook.com/Hermanus-MTB-Trail-486269274839854/timeline/ http://ow.ly/i/d26Qk

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Did you know... Flamingos are the only birds that eat upside down? They walk in shallow water and stir up the bottom with their long legs.
The flamingo then scoops up a mouthful of water, closes its mouth and uses its tongue to force the water through comb-like extensions on the beak to filter out crustaceans, worms, algae, insects and fish.
Photo & Fact: Whale Coast Conservation
Hermanus Times
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Sharks have 6 senses:
Smell; Taste; Feeling; Electro Receptors; Sight & Hearing
Photo & Fact by White Shark Projects
http://www.whitesharkprojects.co.za/
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Upcoming Events & Festivals in Hermanus
Frogging in Fernkloof Nature Reserve 17 September 2015
Funky Fynbos Festival 18-20 September 2015
Hermanus Botanical Society Flower Festival 24-27 September 2015
Kamersvol Geskenke 24-27 September 2015
Hermanus Whale Festival 2-4 October 2015
Hermanus Berg & Beach Trail Run 3-4 October 2015 http://ow.ly/i/d2e3r http://ow.ly/i/d2e3L http://ow.ly/i/d2e43 http://ow.ly/i/d2e4g http://ow.ly/i/d2e4q http://ow.ly/i/d2e4E http://ow.ly/i/d2e4U
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Frogging in Fernkloof 17 September 2015
Whale Coast Conservation
Venue: Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Date(s) - 17/09/2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Talks:
Meet Sheraine van Wyk at the Fernkloof Hall
18h00: Talk on how to find a frog, especially the endemic Drewes’ Moss Frog
18h30 – 20h00: Go frogging up the valley to the Waterfall.
Cost: Talk only R50
Talk and Walk: R150 (under 16 R75)
Booking for the walk is essential – max 15 persons
Bring a light (headlights are best), a cell phone to record calls, a camera (in case you spot them), sturdy shoes and warm clothing.
ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE CITIZEN FROG MONITORING PROJECT http://ow.ly/SdPxx
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Whale Watching in full swing this weekend in Hermanus! Two more Whales spotted this morning at the Old Harbour #Hermanus http://ow.ly/i/cRcFa http://ow.ly/i/cRcFm http://ow.ly/i/cRcFE http://ow.ly/i/cRcFR http://ow.ly/i/cRcGa
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While Whale watching with Southern Right Charters a Thresher Shark Breached!
#Hermanus
https://www.facebook.com/groups/4268426844/permalink/10153058140486845/

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HERMANUS BOTANICAL SOCIETY FLOWER FESTIVAL 2015
Flower festival will be held from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th SEPTEMBER
at Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Fir Avenue , Hermanus.
Follow the banners from the Main Road.
This year's theme will be Fynbos Creatures. Exhibition spaces within the hall will display many small creatures of this area. As most are secretive and often nocturnal, you will be amazed at the variety of life that shares the flower-covered hillsides with us.
Hundreds of local flower specimens will be displayed and named, and indigenous flower bunches and plants will be for sale. Within the marquee, meet local interest and craft groups who will have plenty of tempting goods for sale, in addition to the numerous food stalls.
Activities will keep the children entertained in the amphitheatre. And delicious teas and lunches will be available throughout the festival.
Entrance fees are R20. Children, under 12, or in school uniform, FREE.
Pensioners Day, Friday 25th, entrance R10.
http://fernkloof.com/festival.mv

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Hermanus First Fridays Artwalk tonight, Friday 4th September.
On Friday the 4th of September, we will have access to a different segment of our community. White Shark Projects has blended colours with the Hermanus First Fridays Art Walk. Join us at any (or all) of the 13 galleries in town and “Walk Our Artsea Town”.
http://www.whitesharkprojects.co.za/latest-news/249-21-days-ocean-awareness-campaign.html
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