Stories & galleries
Review of Birding Ethiopia by The Biggest Twitch
Ethiopia is a bird-rich country with a list of some 850 species – we review ‘Birding Ethiopia’, the perfect guide for bird-watchers
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
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
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
This series of disturbing and yet fascinating images from photographers Pieter Hugo and Adetokunbo Abiola in their book The Hyena & Other Men
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
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
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
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
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
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
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