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Some 30 hours in a Tanzanian park encapsulated in a single image

American photographer Stephen Wilkes spent over 27 hours in the Serengeti national park to create the perfect composite image. Patience is a virtue, and the following provides evidence of this. In “Day to Night” Wilkes captures special moments in time, then rearranges them into a final piece of layered images. Day To Night, Serengeti National […]

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Martin Njekwa trying to track a collared leopard

How to track the elusive African leopard

We’ve tracked cheetahs in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, lions near Mapungubwe National Park and desert-adapted rhino in Kunene. But this was our first time tracking leopards at Okonjima Nature Reserve in Namibia and our expectations were not high. First, rangers and guides often quip that you don’t see leopards, they allow you to see them. […]

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Experience the vastness of Namibia on horseback

Experience the raw beauty of Namibia on horseback and journey through an untamed landscape. Canter across the Namib, the world’s oldest desert; spy the majestic Fish River Canyon, encounter desert adapted elephant in Damaraland, and ride with oryx, ostrich and mountain zebra across one of the largest private nature reserves in Southern Africa. Having adapted […]

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Anybody for fondue? Dead zebra bursts a fountain of blood over hungry leopard

File this one under: when dinner strikes back. An unfortunate leopard experienced the shock of its life while eating what it thought was a harmless zebra carcass at a game reserve in South Africa. After spotting the zebra lying motionless in the shrub, the leopard began tucking into the underbelly of the tasty free meal. But, as you can see in […]

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10 fascinating facts about the pangolin

The pangolin holds one of the most undesirable titles imaginable: that of the world’s most trafficked animal. The scaly anteater’s body parts are sold in China and Vietnam as a delicacy or are used for their mythical healing properties. The beautiful pangolin is now so endangered that it has been put under the protection of international law. In […]

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The only African wildlife resources you will ever need

  While there are certainly other good online sources out there (feel free to share your favorites in the comments section), the following African wildlife list is a great starting point. It provides some of the most popular and trusted African wildlife resources currently available on the Internet! Enjoy and happy exploring! 😉 CAMERAS + […]

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Hercules the Elephant survives lion attack

Most spectacular African Wildlife videos

There’s a lot of great African wildlife videos out there, but the ones you’re about to see are nothing less than spectacular (definitely some of the best in the past few years)! Enjoy and feel free to add your selection to the list! 😉 1. Escape Plan The following has to be one of the […]

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Help us #SaveInongwe

Recently we celebrated World Rhino Day. An annual event held on 22 September, the date brings people together from across the globe in a bid to save these loveable members of the Big Five. Sadly, the facts speak for themselves: over 1,000 of South Africa’s rhinos killed by poachers in 2013. This year the story […]

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