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Most people who go on South African safari holidays hope to see Big Five gameólions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and elephantsóbut 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. Expect to see up to 12 species a night, from the sharp-nosed grass...

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