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Selous be dam(n)ed

Selous is facing changes – from increased conservation status to a huge hydro-electric dam being built on the pristine Rufiji River

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular tourism destination, for obvious reasons – offering tree-climbing lions to chimpanzees

FOSSA: 5 fascinating facts

The fossa of Madagascar has the predatory skills of mongooses and civets – acrobatic and lightning-fast – and the strength of a cat

Tsavo – Land of legends

Tsavo East and West National Parks in Kenya are part of the broader Amboseli-Tsavo ecosystem where there is a feeling of vast ancient space

Zebra

The zebra is a firm favourite among safari-goers because of their dazzling black and white stripes and familiar horse body language

Keeping an eye on predators

Attacks on livestock by wild predators is a common problem in Africa – and scientists say that painting eyes on cattle backsides could help

Caged white lions kill owner

White lions have killed their owner at a lodge near Hoedspruit. 2 years ago the same lions attacked two firewood collectors, killing one

Bwindi

Bwindi is the fairy-tale forest we dreamed about as children; it is also where you can meet and spend time with gentle mountain gorillas

Mud

This fantastic photo gallery of wildlife coated in mud will have you contacting Africa Geographic to arrange your next safari

Understanding the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is an enormous watery oasis, home to an astonishing variety of wildlife and host to some of the best Botswana safaris

Aardvarks and climate change

Aardvarks are being severely impacted by climate change, says research being conducted in arid areas where temperatures are expected to rise

A plane full of hyenas

Four spotted hyenas completed a journey of over 1 400 km to Zinave National Park, Mozambique – after decades of no carnivores in the park

Understanding rinderpest

Rinderpest is a deadly virus that devastated livestock & African wildlife species in the late 19th century – the impacts are still felt today

North Luangwa

North Luangwa in Zambia is remote and wild, accessible only by air or tough 4×4 vehicle – the perfect place for walking safaris 

Botswana’s zebra migrations

Botswana hosts two zebra migrations, one of which is the longest mammal migration in Africa. The zebras travel in search of water and grazing

Serengeti

The vast Serengeti in northern Tanzania is home to an extraordinary amount of wildlife and plays host to the greatest show on Earth – the Great Migration

The rat with a deadly secret

Deadly secret: the crested rat transfers poison from the bark & leaves of a highly toxic tree to its fur as a predator-evasion strategy

Rescued green mamba eggs hatching

A fantastic gallery of images showing the hatching eggs of a green mamba. The rescued mother and babies were released back to the wild

The 10 cat species of Africa

Africa has 10 cat species, from the iconic lion and leopard to tiny secretive species that few people have seen or even heard of.