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Natural history

Searching for the elusive Sousa & the mythical sawfish – Part I.

First things first. No, sawfish are not cetaceans. Whales and dolphins are cetaceans; sawfish are sharks. Learn more here

Madikwe, South Africa

Art on Safari

We invited artists and would-be artists of all skill levels into the bushveld on an art safari, armed with a drawing pad, brushes & pencils

Natural history, News

A close encounter with the world’s smallest whale

Beneath the soaked rags lay a parched and forlorn-looking pygmy right whale, the world’s smallest baleen whale

Natural history, News

Hyena Men

This series of disturbing and yet fascinating images from photographers Pieter Hugo and Adetokunbo Abiola in their book The Hyena & Other Men

Natural history

The naked baboon

This rather demonic-looking naked baboon was spotted in Zimbabwe. The lack of fur could be due to 1 of several causes, according to a vet

Uncategorized

Top 10 things to do in Greyton – South Africa’s Little England

Top 10 things to do in Greyton – the ultimate guide to this cute rural village that is so popular for weekends from Cape Town

Natural history

The Magnificent Seven – Kruger’s giant elephants

The Magnificent Seven – Kruger National Park’s legendary giant bull elephants of yesteryear – are the stuff of fireside stories

Natural history

The 10 most remarkable birds in Ghana

Here they are – the most interesting and sought-after birds in Ghana, according to Africa Geographic safari guru Christian Boix

Uncategorized

Shiwa N’gandu, Zambia’s enchanting English estate

Shiwa ngandu is an enchanting English estate and manor house in the middle of Zambia with a fascinating history and stories to tell

News

Mountain gorillas on the rise in Bwindi, Uganda!

The mountain gorilla is the only great ape with an increasing population despite continuous pressure on its habitat – latest population stats

Natural history

Nothing like a good grooming – Ethiopia style!

A highly amusing account of our safari guru Christian Boix being groomed by a Gelada monkey in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia

Natural history

Leopard toad alert

The threatened western leopard toad needs drastic help during its short breeding season in the depths of the Cape Town winter

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