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Natural history

Understanding rinderpest

Rinderpest is a deadly virus that devastated livestock & African wildlife species in the late 19th century – the impacts are still felt today

Natural history

Cheetah brothers go on international walkabout

A cheetah brother coalition has attracted the attention of researchers as they journey across international borders in search of territory

Opinion Editorial

Change is coming to the safari industry

This story is about how technology and human nature are shaping the future of your dream hand-crafted safari – is that a good thing?

Destinations, North Luangwa, Travel & Lifestyle, Zambia

North Luangwa

North Luangwa in Zambia is remote and wild, accessible only by air or tough 4×4 vehicle – the perfect place for walking safaris 

W National Park

W National Park in Benin now falls under African Parks management

African Parks has concluded a management agreement for W National Park in Benin, adding the 18th national park to its management portfolio

Natural history

Rescued pangolins given a rare second chance

Seven rescued pangolins rehabilitated and moved to a new home that is secure and ready to once again play host to pangolins

Greater Kruger
Decoding science

The real economic value of Greater Kruger National Park

A 2020 study has revealed the considerable economic, social and political contributions of the Greater Kruger National Park

Opinion Editorial, Poaching

Lion cubs to bones – we interview Lord Ashcroft about ‘UNFAIR GAME’

We spoke to Lord Ashcroft about his book UNFAIR GAME – a must-read exposé of South Africa’s morally bankrupt captive lion breeding industry

Natural history

Leopards: silent, secretive and full of surprises

Leopards: These breathtakingly beautiful, charismatic, powerful & mysterious creatures are the top request on safari. Learn about them here.


20 roan antelope die of dehydration in fenced Kruger camp – ranger dismissed

Tragic death by neglect of 20 roan antelope in a Kruger breeding camp leads to the dismissal of a Kruger section ranger

Botswana elephants dying
News, Poaching

Botswana elephant graveyard: mystery death toll rises to 400

What we know about elephants dying under mysterious circumstances near the northern Botswana village of Seronga, north of the Okavango Delta

Boteti, Natural history, Salt Pans

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