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Destinations, Garden Route, South Africa

Glorious Goukamma Nature Reserve

Scott Ramsay goes to Goukamma Nature Reserve. He photographs Cape clawless otters, Fish Eagles and much more…

Kids, People

Hanging out with some Maasai people

A young boy’s experience in Kenya – spending time with some Maasai people and hanging with his dad, a wildlife photographer

Natural history

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…

People

What’s a camel worth?

Interview with the Maasai and Samburu tribes to determine their views on owning cows vs. camels accordingly to practicality and tradition.

Poaching

Elephant rescued from poacher’s snare

A young bull elephant is saved from a poacher’s snare in Botswana by the Elephants Without Borders team. See the pictures

People

The sand men of Mali

Photo gallery: The “sand men” of Mali collect coarse river sand that goes into the concrete to build Bamako, the fast-growing capital of Mali

Hunting

Trophy hunting in the context of community conservation

A thought-provoking blog post about how a well-managed trophy hunting operation has a positive effect on both wildlife and communities.

Natural history

The birth of a pangolin

This is Roxy, the most amazing mama Cape pangolin in the whole world.

Destinations, Kenya, Travel & Lifestyle, Travel diaries, Tsavo

Walking with Giants in Tsavo

Africa Geographic guests recently spent 5 days following elephants in Kenya’s Tsavo National Park on an 80km walking safari

Hunting

South Africa’s trophy hunt industry linked to rhino horn trafficking … AGAIN

The trophy hunting industry has been caught using loopholes to traffic rhino horns into the illegal rhino horn market

Natural history

It’s a bird-eat-bird world

Bird-on-bird action as a pearl-spotted owlet catches a lovebird and proceeds to butcher and devour it in a Windhoek, Namibia garden

Natural history

11 Interesting Facts about Sociable Weavers

Sociable weavers build massive colonial nests that hang 4m high in trees and telephone posts throughout the arid regions of Southern Africa