‘I don’t like this situation,’ Heinrich, a South African friend said, as we crossed Victoria Falls Bridge. We were on our way back from watching the bungee jumping, a common stopping point for visitors at the falls, when a ragtag group of sinister looking specimens appeared, running full tilt in our direction. Fortunately, the gang …
The Ethiopian wolf is Africa’s most endangered carnivore. Learn what is being done to protect them in the Ethiopian highlands
Documentary photographer Alegra Ally tells us about her month with the Himba people, Namibia’s most enigmatic tribe.
A visit to Zakouma, central Africa’s last wildlife stronghold, means going back to old-school, authentic safari values
A commentary on the rising popularity of hunting among young women.
Wildlife photographer Hannes Lochner shares his experiences from living and working in the Kalahari
The importance of dark skies to nature and man.
Get to know more about the pangolin, one of Africa’s most elusive creatures
How pangolins end up in medicine, on menus and electric fences.
The story of a little pangolin who’s making a big difference.
CLEARING UP THE MIST AROUND THE GREAT APES
DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF CONSERVATION IN THE CONGO
AN ANALYSIS OF
THE LION BREEDING INDUSTRY
IN SOUTH AFRICA
SCOTT RAMSAY’S PICK
OF SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL PARKS
AND NATURE RESERVES
Sometimes, I feel like I’m the luckiest person in the world. For the past three years I have lived almost exclusively in South Africa’s national parks and nature reserves. On a typical day, while some people are sitting in city traffic, I could be photographing lions in the Kalahari, tracking rhinos with rangers or swimming …
Corruption and poverty make Africa an ideal haven for the bloody trade in elephant tusks. Looking at these maps one might get the impression that everyone is in on it. It certainly involves the entire spectrum of African society, from corrupt businessmen and government officials to people so poor they use primitive spears to bring …
AMERICA’S ONGOING DEBATE OVER THE TRADE IN IVORY
IS OWNING A GREY PARROT THE RIGHT THING FOR YOU?
A JOURNEY FROM A BUSTLING FOREST COMMUNITY TO SOLITARY LIFE IN YOUR LIVING ROOM
There are 25 species of parrot native to Africa, Madagascar and Mauritius, according to the IUCN – with preferred habitats ranging from closed forest to arid zones. Parrots are not as diverse or abundant in Africa as they are in Australasia and the Neotropics. The grey parrot is found in the primary and secondary rainforest …
Ranger training in Ruaha (Tanzania) evokes the peril and beauty of walking safaris – the best way to really feel Africa’s pulse
WE ASKED RUAHA’S RESIDENT ARTIST OF 11 YEARS ABOUT LIFE AND INSPIRATION IN TANZANIA’S WILDEST FRONTIER
A CONSERVATIONIST INTERVENES IN THE CONFLICT BETWEEN PEOPLE AND PREDATORS
Tanzania’s Hadza people – the last of the true hunter-gatherers – an ancient tribe that still hangs onto a traditional way of life
A journey back in time with one of the world’s oldest tribes on Earth. Greg Lederle spends time hunting with the Hadza people in Tanzania
HOW SATAO, KENYA’S LEGENDARY TUSKER, IS A SYMBOL OF HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POACHING
A POTENTIALLY GREATER THREAT TO WILDLIFE THAN POACHING
THE METHOD BEHIND AERIAL SURVEYS OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE
THE GREATEST AFRICAN ELEPHANT CENSUS IN HISTORY TAKES TO THE SKIES