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The safari circuits of Tanzania

Tanzania is a bucket list destination for safari enthusiasts & wildlife lovers. Here’s the lowdown on its four unique safari circuits

Decoding science

Unveiling the mysteries of the riverine rabbit

Discovering additional riverine rabbit populations and gathering information about this elusive species has been a challenge. Here’s why

Opinion Editorial


All the tips for your December safari; experience the cultural nirvana of Ethiopia, the wonders of hamerkop nests; beachside bliss in De Hoop – this week with AG

Decoding science

Who’s been sleeping in my bed? New study identifies the bird species that use hamerkop nests for breeding

Hamerkops create one of the largest nests of any individual bird in the world. But other bird species use these nests for breeding

Opinion Editorial


Fragile lion kingdoms; the ultimate South African safari guide; Botswana mobile safari and the head of a starfish – this week with AG

Decoding science, Human-wildlife conflict, Natural history

The fragile kingdoms of the African lion

Lions are under threat. A new study examines the fragility of lion populations in Africa, probing socio-political & ecological factors

Opinion Editorial


Kingsley Holgate’s expedition to Matusadona; elephants vs trees; Mumbo Island escape and a rare rain frog rediscovered – this week with AG

African Parks

Resilience and renaissance in Matusadona

Kingsley Holgate & his Afrika Odyssey expedition team are connecting 22 parks managed by African Parks. Read about their trip to Matusadona NP

Decoding science

Net win – saving Africa’s trees from elephants

New research shows that wire-netting can be used to significantly increase tree survival by reducing elephant impact on large trees

Opinion Editorial


Desert-adapted lion hunted under suspicious circumstances; our guide to Africa’s wild pigs; zombie ants; an Okavango Delta safari & a Mana Pools special offer – this week with AG

Natural history

The wild pigs of Africa

There are six species of wild pigs in Africa: common and desert warthogs, bushpigs, red river hog, giant forest hogs and North African boars


Trophy hunted: Namibian desert-adapted lion – here are the facts

Trophy hunt: a male desert-adapted lion has been hunted amidst suspicious circumstances – we ask questions of MEFT

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