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Labelled the butterflies of the sea, we often ask ourselves why are marine flatworms so vibrantly coloured? Is it simply that they can be, therefore they are? Or is there a deeper significance?

The African animals that are bouncing back

Africa is home to some of the world’s best loved and most fascinating animals, with large predators that sweep the savannahs, huge herds of grazing herbivores and monkeys, apes and [...]

Breathing new life into Chad’s Zakouma National Park

Breathing new life into Zakouma National Park has taken a great amount of time, energy and effort, but the rewards are slowly beginning to show. Part of this new lease [...]

How African animals prevent sunburn

As the days get hotter and the nights get shorter, we switch our heaters for aircons, and pack away all the winter woollies. However, many wild animals have other (far [...]

The wonderful world of nudibranchs

Nudibranchs (the naked gills) are molluscs, the flamboyant snails of the ocean. Their colours and shapes are stunning, and their multiple forms elegant and striking.

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Dragon-like sungazer lizard in danger

Sungazer – it sounds like a cool name for a dragon, and even though these rare lizards look like the mighty dragons from “Game of Thrones”, the fire of their [...]

Three-Legged Hyena Falls Right Into Lion’s Trap
The Twitch of a Lifetime

When the news trickled through that a rare vagrant Ross’s Turaco was sitting on a fruit-bearing sycamore fig, we knew we were in with a decent chance…

An Eye-Opening Flight over the Okavango Delta

Next time you’re in the Delta opt for a scenic and explore areas where man has never placed a foot, and the only footprints are from nature itself.

Photographic hide: Capturing animals with a smartphone

A photographic experience in the hides can be captured with a simple smartphone. On more than one occasion, a camera lens brought the elephants too close and I had to [...]

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Patience and Teamwork Pay Off for Crafty Kalahari Jackals

Kalahari Plains guide Teko TK Tiso couldn’t wait to fill us in on this extraordinary sighting while out on a drive with guests near our camp in Botswana’s Central Kalahari [...]

Leopard vs Leopard vs Hyenas Over Food
Have You Tried Rim Lit Photography?

The beauty of very early morning or nighttime photography is that one can get very creative with the low light and deep shadows that is available. One thing I always [...]

How to Photograph a River Crossing

People often think that the more subjects you have to photograph the easier it is.  On the contrary, it’s way more difficult and this is never more evident than when [...]

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Weavers, babblers, starlings and storks: Birding in Sabi Sand

Weavers, babblers, starlings and storks: these are but a couple of the feathers you’ll see on your visit to the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve.



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