Deadly secret: the crested rat transfers poison from the bark & leaves of a highly toxic tree to its fur as a predator-evasion strategy
We compare the proportion of each African country’s land that falls under some form of protected status – to assess their conservation ranking
With COVID-19 killing people and wrecking economies, will African governments at last treat wildlife trade as a serious issue?
Another of Africa’s great tuskers has died of natural causes.
Malaria is a parasitic disease that is usually spread by the female Anopheles mosquito. Prevention is better than cure, and we provide tips
Migratory routes of wildebeest in East Africa are under threat as human populations expand, say scientists.
Opinion: Rural communities are the custodians of African wildlife and deserve to have their voices heard in the trophy hunting debate.
International scientists and Kenyan conservation authorities have successfully created the third viable embryo of the near-extinct northern white rhino. The global initiative has taken yet another step in the long journey to pull this subspecies back from the brink.
The ultimate ‘what to pack’ list of essential items for every African safari – to avoid that sinking feeling of ‘I forgot to pack a …’
Odzala-Kokoua National Park guide, Alon Cassidy, enjoyed some wonderful sightings of western lowland gorillas enjoying some seasonal treats.
For the best chance of seeing lions in the wild, it would be advisable to head to one of Africa’s ‘lion hotspots’
There is a war going on in African conservation, and the other side is winning hands down – why is that? Op-ed by Simon Espley
A birding trip into the Magoesbaskloof in Limpopo, South Africa to find the Cape parrot – Africa’s rarest parrot
Imagine the possibility of walking with pangolins. Adrian Steirn’s recent photographic series The Pangolin Men captures a unique and exceptional scenario of beasts and men.
The lives of parrots and people have been intimately entwined for centuries, if not millennia. Given the familiarity of many of us with some of Africa’s parrots it may come as a surprise that we still know so little about their lives in the wild.
Baboon spiders are placid, enigmatic animals that would rather keep to themselves than risk an encounter with human beings. And believe it or not, there are people who are fascinated by them…
A quarter of the world’s sharks, rays and chimaeras are threatened with extinction according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
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
The Magnificent Seven – Kruger National Park’s legendary giant bull elephants of yesteryear – are the stuff of fireside stories
Here they are – the most interesting and sought-after birds in Ghana, according to Africa Geographic safari guru Christian Boix
A highly amusing account of our safari guru Christian Boix being groomed by a Gelada monkey in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia
This photo of the boy with sapphire eyes has caused much doubts about it’s authenticity (it’s real) and debate about ethnicity