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Botswana, Khwai, Moremi, Okavango Delta

Understanding the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is an enormous watery oasis, home to an astonishing variety of wildlife and host to some of the best Botswana safaris

Mauritius oil spill

Mauritius oil spill – pictures, map and details

The oil spill threatening the Mauritius south-east coastline was caused by a Japanese ship that is carrying almost 4,000 tons of oil

Decoding science, Poaching

Will legal international rhino horn trade save wild rhino populations?

Will legal international rhino horn trade save the wild rhino population? Find out here in this thought-provoking opinion post

Decoding science

It’s not about the worm

Mopane worms are a popular source of protein and delicious snack for rural people in Limpopo – read about a sustainable Kruger harvest program

Decoding science

Aardvarks and climate change

Aardvarks are being severely impacted by climate change, says research being conducted in arid areas where temperatures are expected to rise

Natural history

Buffalo – Godfather of the African bushveld

The African buffalo has earned itself something of a reputation – particularly the cantankerous old ‘dagga boys’. Learn more here

Rhino poaching
Opinion Editorial, Poaching

Rhino poaching stats 2020 – more shades of grey

Rhino poaching for 2020 is lower because of the COVID-19 lockdown – although SA Minister claims the victory for her team

Mozambique, Natural history, Zinave National Park

A plane full of hyenas

Four spotted hyenas completed a journey of over 1 400 km to Zinave National Park, Mozambique – after decades of no carnivores in the park

Opinion Editorial

Kruger roan antelope deaths by neglect – more of the same, says informant

Roan antelope in Kruger breeding camps are dying due to neglect, with reasons varying from dehydration to disease – here are the facts

Cheetah cubs rescued
News, Poaching

8 Cheetah cubs rescued in Somaliland – destined for illegal pet trade

8 cheetah cubs rescued in Somaliland during three operations – they were destined for the illegal pet trade that continues despite Covid-19

Photo Galleries, Photographer of the Year

Jens Cullmann, 2020 Photographer of the Year – gallery one

This fantastic gallery by Photographer of the Year 2020 winner Jens Cullmann will have you booking your next safari with Africa Geographic

Decoding science, Hunting, Natural history, Poaching

Human impact results in leopard inbreeding – research

Human activity is affecting negatively on leopard populations – via changes in age, sex & social structure of leopard populations – research