Five wildlife experiences that make Botswana so special.
Five wildlife experiences that make Botswana so special.
A visit to the lush green plains of the Maasai Mara in rainy season.
Will Burrard-Lucas has a Lion King moment in Uganda’s Kidepo Valley National Park.
Deep in the South Luangwa National Park, guests from Kaingo and Mwamba Camps were witness to an epic battle between lion and buffalo.
14-year-old boy killed and eaten by a lion as he lay guarding his family’s crops in Zimbabwe.
Its trouble for a hyena when he ventures to close to a lion kill in Madikwe.
A lioness of the Hollywood pride in South Luangwa introduces her cubs to the pride.
An Australian tourist who was bitten by a lion in the Lion Park near Honeydew, Johannesburg, has admitted that he was in the wrong.
A personal account from the first person to see the lions that have claimed Limpopo-Lipadi as their own territory.
A young lion attempts to take on a pod of hippo at Kruger’s Sunset Dam.
New footage shows evidence of a lion, believed to be nationally extinct, in southeastern Gabon
What the life and death of Big John the lion has to teach about trophy hunting and dwindling lion populations.
An epic battle between a lion and a buffalo in the South Luangwa National Park.
A lion pride hunts and kills a waterbuck despite the antelope’s off-putting taste.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a proposal to list the African lion under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as Threatened.
Can you figure out whose animal track this is?
The Maasai Olympics is an attempt to engage young men, who might otherwise have been the ones hunting lions, and demonstrate that conservation can mean something to the Maasai people.
This does not end well for the young adult leopard, and it is a reminder of the competition that exists among predators.
Gareth Patterson’s book, My Lion’s Heart, is the incredible story of one man’s determination to give a small group of young orphaned lions a fresh start in life.
Two lionesses with 6 cubs face a daunting deep river crossing. Two of the cubs refuse the swim and get separated with potentially devastating consequences. You won’t believe the dedication of the mothers.
Alison Nicholls’ recreates her lion watercolour painting in studio in order to show us the stages of a field sketch.
The top five photos for the month of September – a selection of interesting African pictures.
Here are the top five images from Africa Geographic’s August Picture of the Month competition.
Jacha Potgieter tells us how his African animal inspired artwork is raising awareness for conservation issues around the world.
The Desert Lion Project is sad to report that the “Terrace Male” (Xpl-68) was killed near Tomakas village sometime after midday on 24 Aug 2014.
Watch as Alison Nicholls helps in the painting of a school in rural Tanzania.
Male lion from Puros region of Namibia shot and killed by farmers in the ongoing battle between lions and humans over livestock.
Some fascinating interaction took place on the Chobe River in northern Botswana recently, between two of the bigger species that are found there.
Rhino River Lodge’s game ranger, Frances Hannah, retells the amazing and rather comical story of a brave little black rhino and how he sent a big, bad lion bolting into the bush.
Namibian John K Kasaona gives a local’s view on the Namibian hunting debate.
Australians who travel overseas to hunt rhinoceroses will no longer be allowed to bring home their slaughter.
A dramatic fight between lions at Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve.
A pride of lions take on a buffalo but a keen youngster is a bit too eager in her approach.
Michael Schwartz reminisces about the splendid sights of Welgevonden Game Reserve in South Africa, on his first ever African Safari. Although, one of the smaller African parks it still left a huge impression.
Tony and his wife, Nicola, were accompanied by the winners of the Africa Geographic competition for an exclusive three-night experience at the new Tanda Tula Field Camp where tracking game on foot was the order of the day.
A lioness takes a leap at some unsuspecting wild dogs in South Africa.
A flying lion leaps from a ridge to catch a fleeing antelope in mid-air.
Don Scott, owner of Tanda Tula, regales the tale of the tenacious honey badger that took on a lioness in the guest loo.
A leopard cub is involved in a tense stand off with a pride of lions for the remains of a buffalo carcass.
Here is the tale of the lion cubs as told by Rhino River Lodge’s experienced ranger, Frances Hannah:
An astonishing video of a cackle of hyenas taking on a lioness in Hwange National Park.
This is the moment a warthog stepped into the path of a hungry lion and then became its prey. The incredible pictures show the warthog step into the lion’s den, but it was only ever going to end one way, as the predator then leaps out with brute force to capture the animal.
Lioness Siena from the Marsh Pride of lions in the Masai Mara was badly injured on her left lower flank by a buffalo horn. Without intervention it is certain that Siena would not have survived this injury and her cubs would also have been in jeopardy.
During a visit to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, this blogger discovers an injured lion in camp.
Jackals and lions clash over a hartebeest kill in the Kgalagadi.
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