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Conservationists concerned with inconsistent sentencing of poachers! Zimbabwe – This month, Tichaona Mutyairi, a Zimbabwe rhino poacher with the infamous Mazhongwe gang, was sentenced to 17 years in jail after being captured during an exchange [...]

What makes your game ranger great

Guest Post by Richard Laburn. To become a Game Ranger means choosing lifestyle and passion over anything else. It means being able to understand and interpret the wilderness around you [...]

Key differences between crocodiles and alligators – Part Two

Jambo rafiki! 🙂 More often than not, I’ve seen people getting mixed up between crocodiles and alligators. While they both belong to the Crocodilia order, they are members of two [...]

Key differences between crocodiles and alligators

Jambo rafiki! 🙂 More often than not, I’ve seen people getting mixed up between crocodiles and alligators. While they both belong to the Crocodilia order, they are members of two [...]

10 most venomous snakes in Africa – Part Three

Interesting facts about some of Africa’s most dangerous and most venomous snakes! Cape Cobra The Cape Cobra (Naja nivea) has a highly neurotoxic venom believed to be the most potent [...]

10 most venomous snakes in Africa – Part Two

Interesting facts about some of Africa’s most dangerous and most venomous snakes! Egyptian Cobra The Egyptian Cobra (Naja haje) is most commonly found in Egypt, but is in fact the most widespread [...]

10 most venomous snakes in Africa

Interesting facts about some of Africa’s most dangerous and most venomous snakes! Black Mamba The Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) is Africa’s largest venomous snake, reaching an average 2.5 m in length [...]

Combining your African safari with the FIFA World Cup 2010 (Part 2)

Safari activities during your World Cup stay (Part 2)… Looking for Part 1? Click HERE! Want to learn more about the African Safari Experience? Get my FREE Safari Tips 101 [...]

Is a polar bear worth more than a lion?

Guest Post by Uwe Skrzypczak, German Wildlife Photographer! For most environmentalists and animal rights activists it is an almost blasphemous idea to compare the value of one species with that [...]

Combining your African safari with the FIFA World Cup 2010 (Part 1)

Safari activities during your World Cup stay (Part 1)… For Part 2, Click HERE! Want to Learn More about African Safaris? Get my FREE Safari Tips 101 Ebook HERE! Jambo rafiki! [...]

When mother gemsbok comes to the rescue

Cheetahs are exceptional hunters and can outrun their prey thanks to outstanding speed and power! Against most species, the cheetah’s pace and agility is usually enough to make a kill. In this [...]

“Bum” beauty contest in the African bush

Jambo rafiki! As some of you may know Miss World 2009 just took place at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg, and it is a young lady from Gibraltar, Kaiane Aldorino, [...]

Playing hide and seek with the animals

Jambo rafiki! As you may already know, I’m currently in South Africa where I just got back from the bush in Pilanesberg National Park. Instead of giving you my typical “safari [...]

How to save a giraffe from a peculiar ordeal

Mitumba Slum is an ordinary township that lies South of Nairobi, near a small airport that accommodates local flights. People in the slum live in harsh conditions, with a monthly [...]

Shooting Africa in black and white

Wildlife photography is widely regarded as one of the more challenging forms of the craft. Apart from sound technical skills to help you deal with challenging lighting conditions you also [...]

Get your FREE safari tips 101 eBook now

*** DOWNLOAD HERE *** Jambo rafiki (hello friends), Karibuni (welcome) to Safari Tips 101 – Tips and tricks for your African safari! I am both delighted and excited to share [...]

The negative effects of Furadan upon Africa’s wild animals

Carbofuran, sold as Furadan, is a pesticide originally developed in the US to control insects on several varieties of field crops. Unfortunately, the pesticide is no ordinary product: it also [...]

Check-in with elephants at Mfuwe Lodge

Mfuwe Lodge is no ordinary hotel! In fact, it’s a VERY SPECIAL place inside Zambia’s world-famous South Luangwa National Park! 🙂 Having had the chance to stay at this unique luxury [...]

How to prepare for your Mt. Kilimanjaro hike in 4 essential video lessons

Special thanks go to Larry Garber for providing such amazing Kili tips! 🙂 His advice is just essential for a successful and hassle-free climb. Want to learn some more? You [...]

Official websites of Eastern and Southern African national parks

The following list is especially useful if you’re looking for specific information about local National Parks and Game Reserves in Eastern and Southern Africa. Also a great source of info [...]