Posts Tagged ‘African wildlife’

 

 
Capturing South Africa on a Saddle

Capturing South Africa on a Saddle

Guest Post by Ruth S. Daly Having bought an expensive DSLR Canon camera I was lucky enough to attend a photography course at Ant’s Nest in South Africa, one of the special weeks sometimes offered at the luxury bush home. To combine a riding safari with a photography course was ...

 

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Author: samward

August 29, 2014

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Watch African Wildlife LIVE...From Your Sofa!

Watch African Wildlife LIVE…From Your Sofa!

Guess who came down for a drink this morning at Djuma Waterhole? Yeah, that’s right: a thirsty elephant! And it even went for a little swim… Spraying some “natural sunscreen” with its trunk… And saying “hi” to its virtual friends! Luckily for me, the whole family joined in for a ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

August 11, 2014

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Walk with Rangers to Protect Africa's Wildlife

Walk with Rangers to Protect Africa’s Wildlife

Join Raabia Hawa, Ijema Funan and Moses Sinkoi on their walk to save Africa’s wildlife! This iconic 15-day trek will take you through the wilds of Tanzania and Kenya, and support a critical cause: fighting the poaching crisis. The trek includes 8 days through increasingly wild country and savannah in ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

April 28, 2014

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Top 3 At-Risk Animal Species in Africa

Top 3 At-Risk Animal Species in Africa

1. Rhino – The price per pound for rhino horn is valued at $29 500 + (worth more than gold or cocaine). – The total world rhino population has drastically declined: from 200 000 individuals at the start of the twentieth century to roughly 29 000 today. – Over 70% ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

February 4, 2014

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Raabia Hawa's Love Affair with Wildlife

Raabia Hawa’s Love Affair with Wildlife

An interview with Raabia Hawa, a well-known “Kenyan Radio presenter with a passion for people and wildlife, people for wildlife, and wildlife for the people”. Hi Raabia. Thanks for taking the time to contribute to AfricaFreak. It’s a real honour to have you, and I’m sure our readers out there ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

April 24, 2013

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Inspired by Africa: Wildlife Off the Beaten Track

Inspired by Africa: Wildlife Off the Beaten Track

Luxury family holidays don’t have to entail spending time in typical tourist destinations. Adventurous and active families have been making memories by booking holidays such as a Botswana safari and exploring the back country of Africa. If you are looking for a travel experience that you and your family will ...

 

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Author: Tom Browne

March 1, 2013

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Best Wildlife Hotspots in Africa

Best Wildlife Hotspots in Africa

Global tourists tired of tame, hum drum holiday destinations often look to the African continent for unparalleled beauty, exotic wildlife, and dramatic geographic landscapes. Few places on earth can make these claims like the African countries of Tanzania, Uganda, and Botswana. Hunters and adventure seekers have always sought out the ...

 

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Author: Tom Browne

January 25, 2013

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Africa's Endangered Safari Hit List

Africa’s Endangered Safari Hit List

Guest Post by Chris Mears. Africa is awe-inspiring beauty wherever you decide to safari, but our main reason for travel on the continent is ultimately concerned with wildlife. Unfortunately, poaching and the destructive behaviour of we humans is having a massive impact on the lifespan and population of many well-loved ...

 

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Author: Guest Posts

January 17, 2013

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Top 10 Best African Wildlife Videos on YouTube

Top 10 Best African Wildlife Videos on YouTube

If you’re like me and you love “African wildlife action”, you’ve probably spent endless hours glued to your screen on some of the amazing footage out there! Today I’d like to share a compilation of the best African wildlife videos I’ve ever come across (so far) on YouTube. The top ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 8, 2012

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Wild Animal Close Encounters: Dos and Don'ts

Wild Animal Close Encounters: Dos and Don’ts

If you should ever come across a bloat of hippos or a pride of lions when touring the Serengeti, consider yourself most fortunate. With that said, proceed with caution. While you’re far more likely to encounter a “foreign transaction fee” when visiting an African nation than getting attacked by an ...

 

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Author: Guest Posts

March 27, 2012

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