The last three Master Trackers of the Ju/’hoanis from Nyae Nyae in Namibia were invited to the Kruger in South Africa to participate in some pioneering trails. They came to display their extraordinary tracking prowess to guests participating in walking trails. This is an account of their journey.
The rolling savanna grass plains of the Maasai Mara may not automatically spring to mind as a hotspot for butterfly diversity; yet lepidopterists and amateur butterfly lovers alike are in for a treat when they stay at one of the Governors’ Camp Collection properties.
Spring in South Africa is a colourful, noisy and fragrant affair.
An African rock python eating a helmeted guineafowl provides a great sighting for guests in a houseboat on the Chobe River in Botswana.
An elephant tucks into some juicy vegetation in a residential garden in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Environmental Affairs committee believes agreement between Kruger National Park and private reserves should be revised.
The lions in the Kalahari are known as black-maned lions, and here are five things you didn’t know about black-maned lions.
A day out in the bush in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa offers three unique sightings of leopards.
The past two months saw the translocation of zebra, blue wildebeest and impala from Kruger National Park in South Africa to Zinave National Park in Mozambique. The overall goal is to reintroduce 7,500 game animals in Zinave over the next five years and to date over 1,300 animals have been rewilded to the park.
A cunning honey badger takes a chance on a martial eagle’s nest in the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park in South Africa.
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A leopard presents some stunning photographic opportunities with her agility while looking for her cub in the tall grasses of the Serengeti.
On Saturday 18 August, a joint conservation task force came to the aid of an elephant in distress in Zambia.
From the 10th to 14th September, 2018, South African National Parks (SANParks) will be offering visitors free access to the majority of the national parks in South Africa.
The stories of Maasai Mara are not simply woven around the Big 5, but of coming up close and personal with never-before-seen experiences. It is about simply marvelling at the effortless way a million stories bursts into life in that single frame.
With population numbers increasing, the exhilarating experience of seeing wild dogs is becoming a staple of South Luangwa game drives.
Peace Parks Foundation has presented 90 African buffalo to the communities of the Simalaha Community Conservancy, with an additional 110 buffalo still to be brought in over the next month.
African Parks has completed a series of lion translocations as part of wider efforts to restore Malawi’s parks; and for the first time in 20 years, a population of the iconic predators has been re-established in Liwonde National Park.
Here are 10 reasons why it’s a good idea to come to South Africa and do a field guide course.
In an exciting and massive win for conservation, a successful denning in Manyoni Private Game Reserve results in three new wild dog puppies.
Late on a Sunday night, a pride of lions chased, took down and devoured an impala inside our camp – an incredible sighting to say the least!
Struck with two poison arrows, an elephant bull faced a slow and painful death, but fortunately he survived thanks to quick intervention.
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A great sighting as a lioness and four cubs spend some time exploring a shepherd’s tree in the Waterberg, South Africa.
It might feel as if you are walking on the moon – it’s flat, endless, dusty, covered with a greyish-beige crust. Even Neil Armstrong would have thought so. But no, this is the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana, and here are five reasons why you should include this destination in your itinerary.
A study has revealed Africa’s longest land mammal migration. The migration of zebras that stretches from Namibia to Botswana.
Tswalu Kalahari has welcomed a litter of no less than 13 African wild dog pups to their pack!
If you think international visitors just flock to South Africa for its picturesque wine farms, the Big 5 and idyllic beaches, think again. Instead, dozens of international students are making their way to South Africa to take part in field guide training programmes.
Although cheetahs are solitary creatures, males (often brothers) form coalitions and defend their territory together. Amaka, and his brother Zuri, have done just this, and at six years old have spent their lives as companions and compatriots.
After weeks of waiting, the two lion cubs, a male and a female, from the Zebanine pride have finally made their first appearance.
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Find out more about Uganda’s habituated mountain gorilla families that live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Chad Cocking and his team recently had a stunning sighting of lions restoring order and claiming their rank from the hyena clans, proving just how formidable they can be.
The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga, South Africa, have been officially added to the World Heritage Site List, alongside three other sites in Mexico, China and France.
A field guide in the Kruger National Park witnesses an epic battle between to warthog boars.
With wild lions under pressure from so many threats, this is a wonderful story of lions being reintroduced to an area that used to have lions.
Zambia’s wildlife paradise and legendary safari mecca of Luangwa Valley may in future partially function as one giant tap for some of Zambia’s growing water needs. Gone will be the seasonal, natural water cycles that sustain and nurture this incredibly fecund river valley. You see, a sizeable chunk of Luangwa Valley may be dammed in the near future, at Ndevu Gorge
A game ranger received quite an unexpected surprise when he found a near three-metre black mamba underneath his bed.
A gruesome discovery awaited staff members at a luxury camp in Zimbabwe after 14 hyenas killed a kudu bull in their reception area.
A new carnivore protection ranger force, the Limpopo Lion Protection Team, has been trained and deployed – specifically assigned to support the Greater Limpopo Carnivore Programme and tasked with securing known lion ranges from targeted lion poaching.
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From the Okavango to Chobe to the Kalahari Desert, Botswana is home to some of the best wildlife in the world. In this video, Safari Botswana, 38,000 images were converted into a funky video showcasing this country in all its glory!
As part of their ongoing conservation initiatives, a new female cheetah has been relocated to Manyoni Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.
A visitor to Pilanesberg Game Reserve witnesses an epic battle between two territorial black rhino bulls who ended up deep in a waterhole.
The town of Fort Portal in Uganda is a great portal to numerous places that offer stunning landscapes and amazing wildlife adventures.
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