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Get #LostinBots and win a luxury Botswana safari

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Post your Botswana safari pics using #LostinBots and you could win a luxury Botswana safari for two!!

Five unforgettable ways to experience Botswana

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Have the adventure of a lifetime in Botswana with these not-to-be-missed activities.

Video: Elephant karate-kicks trailer

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A young bull elephant delivers a perfectly-timed reverse kick to a trailer in a test of strength.

Walking for rhinos – a guide’s journey

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South African guide walking to Botswana to raise money for the Rhinos Without Borders initiative.

Mating elephants get busy on safari

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A mass gathering of elephants leads to rare sighting of elephants mating.

A wild hybrid antelope in Botswana

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A wild hybrid between a red lechwe and a waterbuck confounds an experienced game ranger.

Video: a human lookout post for meerkats

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A group of guests were enjoying observing and photographing meerkats when one used them as a predator lookout platform.

Top 6 packing tips for travelling to Botswana

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A little preparation goes a long way when going on safari in Botswana.

Martial eagle plucks goose from python

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An African rock python kills an Egyptian goose in Linyanti, but a martial eagle wants the bird for himself.

An action packed, bite-sized safari in Botswana

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Big things often come in small packages, and one three-day safari in Botswana was no exception as lucky visitors got more than they bargained for during their short trip!

The Botswana safari destination you didn’t know existed

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Discover the hidden gem of Tuli and discover that Botswana is right on your doorstep!

Saddle up with Africa Geographic Travel in the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

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A bucket list experience awaits horse riding enthusiasts in the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana.

A tailor-made family safari to Botswana with Africa Geographic Travel

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One big happy family talks about their tailor-made safari to Botswana.

Video: Adorable baby elephant just can’t get a grip!

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A cute little elephant calf needs a helping trunk from its mum after it slides into a waterhole!

A predator-filled Okavango Delta safari

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Sighting after sighting on an incredible safari experience in Botswana.

5 of Botswana’s weirdest nocturnal creatures

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Botswana’s weirdest nocturnal creatures – 5 reasons to stay up late on safari.

Cat fight: leopard vs. caracal

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When two big cats meet – it’s a battle between a leopard and a caracal in Botswana!

A fistful of feathers for a young leopard

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A young leopard tries out his hunting skills on a Cape turtle dove.

Into Africa’s last Eden – the Okavango Delta

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Explore the Okavango Delta in Botswana, the last Eden of Africa, with Christoph Tänzer, a creative director, photographer and filmmaker.

A cheetah nibbled my toe

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Kim Wolhuter has an up close and personal experience with a cheetah at Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana.

Chapman’s Baobab – one of Africa’s largest trees – falls

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On 7th January Botswana’s Chapman’s Baobab, one of the three largest trees in Africa and a national monument of Botswana, fell to the ground.

A walking safari with wild dogs ends in a kill

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A pack of 24 wild dogs kill an impala just 10 metres away from guests on a walking safari.

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A Botswana conservation group says at least one poacher was shot and killed by the Botswana Defence Force in a battle inside the Chobe National Park. ©Philippe-Alexandre Chevallier / Biosphoto

Two Zambian poachers surrender after a poacher is shot by the Botswana Defence Force in Chobe National Park.

Wildebeest fight wild dogs off their calves

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A pack of wild dogs use their hunting tactics to separate a herd of wildebeest from their calves.

A shaky start for a newborn giraffe

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A baby giraffe takes its first shaky steps in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana.

A pleasant Botswana surprise for a ‘tourist snob’

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A budget safari along the Chobe River in Botswana exceeds all expectations for a self-declared ‘tourist snob’.

All you need to know as a South African travelling to Botswana

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Are you a South African thinking about travelling to Botswana? Here is all the information you need to know to start planning your trip!

5 surprises when you visit Botswana

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Five things that will make you want to go on safari in Botswana.

A curious elephant and a bit of faith

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A guides recounts the time a bull elephant got too close for comfort just out of curiosity.

An African safari in a nutshell

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The ins and outs of an African safari.

Cheetah shenanigans in Botswana

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From cubs to antelope cuisine, there have been cheetah sightings galore on safaris in Botswana with Liquid Giraffe.

Video: Lions dig warthog out of burrow

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Lions work hard for their warthog dinner in Botswana.

Botswana sells fracking rights in national park

The Kgalagadi transfrontier park straddles Botswana and South Africa and is home to the cheetah and black-maned Kalahari lion. ©Jeffrey Barbee/Alliance Earth.org

Licences for the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, one of Africa’s largest conservation areas, have been granted for fracking.

Birding in Botswana

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The abundance of birds in Botswana will have twitchers on the edge of their seat!

Botswana: A photo safari paradise

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A dream photo safari to Botswana’s Okavango Delta with Africa Geographic Travel.

When is it safari time?

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When is the best time to go on safari in Africa and where?

Lions hunt an unsuspecting warthog in Botswana

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A wish fulfilled of watching a lion hunt from start to finish!

Going the distance for Rhinos Without Borders

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Kruger ranger embarks on a walk to raise awareness for rhinos.

Wild dogs vs. elephants

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Wild dogs and elephants in a battle for precious water in Savuti.

Botswana is Lonely Planet’s best travel destination for 2016

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Lonely Planet’s experts have named their top 10 must-see countries for 2016 and in the number one spot is…. Botswana!

Wildlife warden jailed for allegedly stealing rhino horns

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A senior wildlife warden in Maun has allegedly stolen three rhino horns from a store room.

When an elephant charges – lessons from Dereck Joubert

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What happens when filmmakers and conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert come face-to-face with a herd of angry elephants.

4 reasons why a trip to Botswana will change your life

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4 fantastic reasons why a trip to Botswana will change how you look at the world and your life.

A local band on why Africa is amazing

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The band GoodLuck answers some questions on what they are looking forward to at the Vic Falls Carnival, why they love Africa and what it means to be African.

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A pride of lions takes note of the signs and follow instructions while crossing a bridge in Moremi Game Reserve.

A short but sweet safari

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A two-day safari in Botswana may be a speedy venture but you’d be surprised by how much you can see and how much fun you can have in such a short time!

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