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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


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


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


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

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


Kruger rhino population update; Makgadikgadi’s archaeological magic; Mara secret-season safari; & the banks fuelling endangered animal trade – this week with AG


East vs Southern African safari; the animal toll of electric fences; combination Big-5, chimp & gorilla safari; and Africa’s deadliest cat – this week with AG


The cheetahs of southern Tanzania; Botswana’s salt pans; how you can save lions; two island-style tropical breaks, and the savannah’s hierarchy of fear – this week with AG

Botswana’s salt pans

Botswana’s salt pans, including Makgadikgadi Pan, are of the largest on earth. The site of zebra migrations, the pans are an epic safari spot

The cheetahs of southern Tanzania

A new study, aimed at aiding the conservation of Tanzania’s cheetahs, reveals the secrets of the cheetahs of the Ruaha-Rungwa ecosystem


The hybrid elephants of Kibale; Lake Manyara NP; a new pangolin; and a prime-season safari to Botswana at a special early-bird rate – this week with AG

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara, home to millions of migratory flamingos & high elephant densities, is the perfect base from which to start your Tanzanian safari


The science of keeping Kruger’s rhinos safe; help collar lions to secure their future; ultimate Cape Town to-do list; and see the zebra migration – this week with AG

Cape Town: the ultimate to-do list

The city of Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations – for good reason. Here’s our ultimate Cape Town to-do list

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


Your November safari sorted; Mara photo safari; Serengeti tented adventure & down with Botswana/Namibia vet fences? – this week with AG


Tanzania’s rugged Nyerere NP; sexually deceptive orchids; an epic photo trip to Tuli; a safari to Congo’s forests and the shared experiences of penguins and space telescopes – this week with AG


African Parks solves John Humes’ rhino crisis; KAZA elephant survey results; an epic South Luangwa safari; kids stay free in Okavango Delta; and don’t forget the hirolas – this week with AG


The ultimate Vic Falls to-do list; farewell to Jamie; iconic kudus; Malawi bush & beach safari; and a big thank you from the pangolins – this week with AG

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is one of Africa’s most popular tourist destinations – for good reason. Here’s our ultimate Victoria Falls to-do list


Known for impressive spiral horns & doe-eyed, graceful countenance, the kudu is a fascinating antelope and an icon of the African safari


More on that trophy hunt; hyenas released in Maputo NP; epic Namibian safari; all about the dwarf mongoose & the cost of rhino conservation – this week with AG

Dwarf mongoose

The dwarf mongoose is Africa’s smallest mammalian predator. With complex social structures, they are fascinating to see on safari


Elegant impala; talking testes; desert + delta; a rescued pangolin pup & is October the best safari time? – this week with AG


Impala are one of the most common antelope species, often seen on safari. This remarkable African mammal is doe-eyed, resilient & athletic


Trophy hunting in Botswana; journey to Iona NP; hormonal leopards & a Chitake Springs photographic safari – this week with AG


Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve; the towering intellect of giraffes; a tribute to rangers; and Kenya’s iconic safaris – this week with AG

Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve is Malawi’s land of miombo forests, vast river networks. ample elephants and revitalised wildlife


Explore Nairobi National Park; captivating genets; the wonders of a mobile safari and a Greater Kruger big-cat safari – this week with AG

Genets of Africa

Genets are the cat-like carnivores of Africa, frequently spotted on safari. Learn more about the 14 species of genet found on the continent

Nairobi National Park

In the heart of Kenya’s capital, wilderness meets civilisation in Nairobi National Park, offering a safari experience unlike any other


Bush meets beach; vultures released; travel to the Delta; and all there is to know on your Maasai Mara safari – this week with AG

One-stop bush and beach safari

Bush or beach? There’s no need to choose, with these African safari destinations offering the best of both ocean & wildlife experiences


The remarkable Matusadona bushveld; Angolan giraffe return to Iona; safari to South Africa; the leopard habituation question and all about bird beaks – this week with AG

Matusadona National Park

Matusadona National Park, on the shores of Lake Kariba, is a remarkable African wilderness & one of Zimbabwe’s top safari destinations


The real impacts of dehorning rhinos; fascinating Ethiopian wolves; the don’ts of wildlife interactions; octopus dreaming & Great Migration safaris – this week with AG

Ethiopian wolf

The Ethiopian wolf is the most endangered carnivore in Africa. Found only in the Ethiopian Highlands, they are threatened by habitat loss


9 water safaris; the marvellous wildebeest; as blind as a bat and the ultimate in Botswana safaris – this week with AG


The wildebeest, star of the Great Migration, is one of Africa’s toughest animals. Seeing this comical antelope on safari is very entertaining

Nine legendary water safaris

Africa’s rivers, streams and lakes are its lifeblood. Here’s our list of some of our favourite water safaris on the continent


Magical Mana Pools, the elusive African civet, saving pangolins and a fully catered mobile safari in Botswana – this week with AG

African civet

While they occur throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the nocturnal African civet is rarely spotted on safari. Learn more about the elusive civet

Enchanted Mana Pools

Traveller Irene Amiet visited Zimbabwe’s famed Mana Pools National Park to photograph the other-worldly wilderness of this Zambezi kingdom


Exploring Richtersveld, virgin crocodiles, birding in Uganda, and a rhino conservation safari – this week with AG – this week with AG

Uganda birding bonanza

A Uganda birding safari offers amazing bucket-list sightings, with over 1,065 species on offer. Col Roberts visited Uganda on an AG safari


Photographer of the Year 2023 revealed, epic safari options and a leopard’s spots – this week with AG


Big Life CEO comments on the spearing of Amboseli lions, Africa’s magnificent mountain kingdoms + pangolins in need – this week with AG


Help save the pangolins, Photographer of the Year finalists and the resident roundworms of black rhinos – this week with AG


Our 101 Photographer of the Year favourites, the tragic spearing of lions in Amboseli and the possibility of mining in Mana Pools – this week with AG

Mining in Mana Pools

Mining in Mana Pools? Zimbabwean government announces application by Shalom Mining to explore one of Africa’s greatest wilderness areas


A trilogy of phenomenal galleries for our final Photographer of the Year 2023 weekly selection, some epic travel inspiration and exploring Uganda’s secret valley – this week with AG

Semliki Valley

Semliki Valley is a land of extraordinary wild beauty, dense forest, vast savannah and magical hot springs – and Uganda’s best kept secret


Brand-new rhino conservation safari, magnificent Photographer of the Year galleries and the world’s largest antelope – this week with AG


The eland is the largest antelope in the world. Sometimes tricky to find, ticking them off your African safari list is a rewarding experience


The competition heats up with our Photographer of the Year Week 11 selection + the biodiversity of De Hoop – this week with AG

De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve in South Africa’s Western Cape offers sea, wetlands, rare plants, diverse wildlife and hiking trails


New snapshots from our Photographer of the Year entrants + assessing Madagascar’s tragic biodiversity loss – this week with AG

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