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Award Winning Sanctuaries

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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The Monkey And The Crocodile

As Retold by Dr. Mike Lockett, The Normal Storyteller

"I see a monkey,"¯said Crocodile's wife. I want to taste its heart. Get me that monkey now! I will not be happy until you bring me a monkey."

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Monkey And Gorilla Jokes And Riddles

What kind of a key opens a banana?
(A monkey!)

Why did the monkey like the banana?
(Because it had appeal!)

What did the banana say to the monkey?
(Nothing, bananas can't talk!)

What do monkeys do for laughs?
(They tell jokes about people!)

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Wow What A Little Gem The Cucumber Is,

Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.

Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours.

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Waste Facts

Over 42 million cubic metres of general waste is generated every year across the country, with the largest proportion coming from Gauteng province (42%) (DWAF 1997). In addition, more than 5 million cubic metres of hazardous waste is produced every year, mostly in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal (due to the concentration of mining activities and fertiliser production in these provinces). The average amount of waste generated per person per day in South Africa is 0.7 kg. This is closer to the average produced in developed countries (73 kg in the UK and 0.87 kg in Singapore), than to the average in developing countries such as 0.3 kg in Nepal (DWAF 1997).

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Make Your Own Green Cleaning Supplies

Cleaning products are all around, from the liquid dish soap used to wash your dishes to the glass cleaner sprayed on your windows to give them a streak-free shine. In your battle to ward off dirt and grime, you may have made things worse. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is at least two to three times more polluted than the air outside. This is due to volatile organic compounds that evaporate from cleaning products used in the home. Most conventional cleaning products are petroleum-based and pose hazardous risks on our health. There are plenty of natural “green” cleaners that can keep a house clean and smelling fresh without the toxic side effects.

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The primates at Monkeyland are wild (free-roaming).
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