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  • No material from this site may be reproduced on another web site or copied to any other intranet or internet server.

  • Material from this site may be used in other media for non - commercial purposes provided that SANBI is acknowledged by the name South African National Biodiversity Institute.

  • Prior written agreement is necessary for any commercial use of material or data derived from this site.

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Although reasonable care has been taken in the development of this site, SANBI gives no guarantee or warranty of the accuracy of the information contained herein.

Visitors use this site at their own risk and SANBI is not liable for any of the consequences resulting theretofrom.


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This site has been designed and is maintained and managed by Yvonne Reynolds Copy is provided by the staff of SANBI. Outside developers have been used in some areas.


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