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African Fish-Eagle Undoubtedly Africa’s most striking symbol, and Zambia’s national emblem. The fish-eagle is unmistakable with its white head and breast, chestnut belly and forewings, black under-wings and white tail. Sex alike but female is generally [...]

Why is the hippo called a ‘river horse’?

Great question, easy answer! Watch the following video to find out! 😉 Broadcaster: BBCWorldwide Funny fellows aren’t they?! They almost remind me of manatees when underwater. Do you get it [...]

FREE African wildlife wallpapers from National Geographic

Jambo rafiki! Finally got my first “home-made” video up and running, yipie! 🙂 To be honest with you I really thought I’d never get it done! 😉 Hope you enjoy [...]

The revenge of the leopard

Leopards very rarely attack humans unless they feel threatened, are wounded or have become too old to hunt down wild animals! In this example however, the situation is rather different… [...]

Top 10 most elegant antelope species of the African bushveld – Part Three

Waterbuck A robust, somewhat “overweight” animal found in small herds and dominated by a bull. As its name implies, waterbucks love water though they will often venture some distance away [...]

Top 10 most elegant antelope species of the African bushveld – Part Two

Roan The fourth-largest antelope species of the continent. Not to be confused with the sable; it is lighter in colour, has shorter horns with long tasseled ears and a clown [...]

Top 10 most elegant antelope species of the African bushveld

Kudu The kudu is the world’s second largest antelope species (behind the eland), reaching up to 1,2 m at shoulder height and weighing as much as 270 kg. It is [...]

The caracal: Africa’s “Batman”

As usual, Friday is video day! 🙂 Today’s footage shows the agility and incredible hunting skills of a little known cat of the African savanna: the caracal! This relatively small [...]

Best African wildlife photography on Flickr

Michael Poliza Michael Poliza is a German photographer who became world renowned for his books “Africa”, and “Eyes Over Africa”. His Flickr profile is nothing less than extraordinary, and provides [...]

Defying the laws of nature

When maternal instincts take over nature’s laws… Hey there! 🙂 In one of the previous videos entitled “Who Said Animals Didn’t Have Feelings”, a very strange bond took place between a [...]

The coolest-looking creatures of the African bush

Bushbaby Also known as the Galago, this funny little creature looks as if it comes from another planet: it has bulging eyes, long dish-like ears, sticky and well-rounded finger tips, [...]

Who said animals didn’t have feelings?

An amazing moment of compassion and care between two very distinct animals of the African bush! Who would have thought this could ever happen? Out of all the wildlife footage [...]

When baby cheetah plays hide & seek with a lone baboon

Stunning BBC Wildlife footage between a baby cheetah and a big baboon! If you’re not aware of it yet, baboons can be very dangerous and will sometimes kill young mammals [...]

Top 5 of Africa’s weirdest creatures

Pangolin Also known as the scaly anteater, the pangolin is perhaps the weirdest African animal out of them all! Physically speaking, it is highly distinguishable. Its armor is like no [...]

How to steal a meal in the African bush

Hey there! 🙂 Just thought I’d start a little “Friday Video” concept going on on my blog, each and every Friday! In other words, I’d like to feature African Wildlife Videos on [...]

The uniqueness of zebra stripes

Zebras are remarkable animals, a sweet look-alike mix between a horse and a donkey. Their black and white pajamas are highly recognizable, and make them rather unique in the African [...]

Best whale watching spot in the world

Location Hermanus is situated in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, a short drive away from Cape Town. It is a paradise for sea lovers and whale watchers at [...]

Africa’s deadliest creatures?

Hippopotamus When one first thinks of a hippopotamus we may look at it as a very clumsy individual! Beware of misconceptions! This 2 ton fellow can run at speeds that [...]

How to approach a mother rhino & calf on foot

A BBC Wildlife Video… Please DO NOT try this unattended! 😉 Can you feel the tension as this group of tourists approach the rhinos on their African safari walk? I surely [...]

10 African wildlife must-bookmark websites

Here’s a list of some of my top websites – definitely worth bookmarking if you enjoy African wildlife as much as I do! 1. Listen to Africa Be part of [...]