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FROG MARCH: Amphibian trackers will have to catch up on sleep at Amakhosi during the day

Most people who go on South African safari holidays hope to see Big Five game — lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and elephants — but what about the Small 110? That's how many South African frog species there are, and Amakhosi Lodge, a five-hour drive southeast of Johannesburg in the Kwazulu-Natal province's 10,000-hectare Amazulu Game Reserve, is offering frog-tracking safaris to find them (tel: [27-034] 414 1157; Frog watching can involve three-hour sessions of nocturnal wading; a headlamp leaves your hands free for holding a net and a guidebook.

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