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Where did all the penguins go?

Penguins are in trouble. A 1930’s video clip with Cherry Kearton gives an insight into the extent of the endangered African penguin population decline.

Rescuing Beatrice the baby aardvark

‘A’ is for aardvark – a strange nocturnal creature that wanders some of Africa’s drier areas. ‘B’ is for baby aardvark that was rescued

A Rock Art Jewel

One man’s mission to document a complex rock art panel on the roof of a shelter in a remote area of South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains

The lovely long-tailed widowbird

From being rather bland the long-tailed widowbird transforms in a Cinderella-like way into the most miraculous bird in the bushveld!

The bloodhounds of Virunga in DR Congo

In the DRC’s Virunga National Park conservationists have taken a different approach in the fight against poaching – they got themselves some good old-fashioned bloodhounds.

When the buying stops, the killing can too

A look into the illegal wildlife trade and how to reduce the demand that is fuelling the illegal poachers who take the lives of thousands of rhinos and elephants every year.

Demanding an end to the slaughter of rhinos and elephants

The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is taking place in more than 120 cities across the world on October 4 this year. It will see the delivery of memoranda of demand and proposed changes to South Africa’s legislation delivered to key government representatives across the globe.

A leopard dive bomb!

Incredible images and video of a leopard dive-bombing out of a tree in Moremi Game Reserve onto an impala grazing below.

Weaver encounter

Photographs of village weavers mobbing a Diederik cuckoo as she tries to lay her egg in their nest.

Ramping up support for elephants and rhinos

In just a few short weeks the world will be taking to the streets in support of our endangered, iconic wildlife species, courtesy of the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos, which takes place on World Animal Day – October 4.

More desert elephants to be shot

Concerns have been heightened by the Namibian Ministy of Environment and Tourism’s decision to issue additional hunting permits for desert elephants.

Did this honey badger kill this porcupine?

A honey badger is seen feeding on a dead porcupine on the road and after a few trips back to the same spot, it is revealed that the feisty honey badger must have killed the porcupine in a ferocious battle.

A rhino lift

Em Gatland joins the the game capture team at Imfolozi to document what happens in a rhino lift.

Lions trap hyena inside a dead elephant

The African Impact Mara Naboisho Volunteer Project recently had an incredible encounter in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy when a group of lions trapped a hyena inside the carcass of a dead elephant.

Art on safari

A touching moment between a rhino calf and a young giraffe is captured in a painting – reflecting the mood and this moment in Africa.

10 Fascinating facts about elephants

It is up to us to save elephants. To do this we have to start with education and knowledge, so in light of that here are 10 facts everyone should know about elephants.

Albino ververt monkey

In the Timbavati Game Reserve this blogger comes across a group of vervet monkeys playing in the road, with a very special albino family member.

Meet your cousin: the bonobo

Bonobos are our closest living relatives along with chimpanzees, find out some interesting facts about their lifestyles and social structures here.

Croc attacks elephant

Ian Salisbury managed to capture a sight that not many people will ever see; a crocodile attack on a big bull elephant! See the photos here.

Snared elephant – report back

A young, snared elephant bull would have been put down were it not for Elephants Without Border’s help. Photos of the bull and news on his recovery here.

Lions and baboon play chicken

A photo series of a baboon playing chicken with a lion. The chacma baboon was stuck in a tree with the lions waiting for him at the bottom when he attempted his escape…

Dramatic elephant rescue

Written by: Christina Carr at Norman Carr Safaris Most conservationists believe that man should not meddle with the natural order and that we should allow nature to run her course however cruel or grim it seems to be. We agree on the whole, unless a wildlife problem has been created by man (for instance in …