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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 other, and its plated scales [...]

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 [...]

African safari experts to follow on Twitter

As you probably know, Twitter is becoming THE big thing on the Internet lately! Since I am an active user (follow me @AfricaFreak), I thought I’d share with you some of [...]

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 [...]

Tips on clothing & equipment for your Kilimanjaro climb

Thought I’d write about something a little different today! 🙂 Heard of Mount Kilimanjaro, I presume, no? 😉 Culminating at 5895 m (19341 feet), it is by far Africa’s highest [...]

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 [...]

5 ways to improve your safari game viewing chances

A safari spent in the African savanna will enchant you with unforgettable experiences and wonderful sights! Provided below are just a few rules/advice that you might want to consider to improve your [...]

Top 25 most spectacular pelican pictures

Pelican Overview Species: Great White Pelican; Pelecanus onocrotalus. Particularities: Very large white bird with pinkish flush in the breeding season. Pink orbital skin, pink and yellow bill, and yellow pouch. [...]

Zambia bird watching & game viewing treat: part 2

Travel Suggestions for Bird Enthusiasts & Safari Seekers! Read Part 1 first if you haven’t already! Day 6: Full day inside Kafue National Park. Birding safari and river cruise included [...]

Zambia bird watching & game viewing treat: part 1

Travel Suggestions for Bird Enthusiasts & Safari Seekers! Part 2 here! Zambia has it all: incredible wildlife, dazzling scenery, and is home to some of the most notorious holiday destinations [...]

Serengeti, Tanzania – Africa at its best

A safari in the Serengeti is not just the best Tanzania has to offer. It is certainly also one of THE richest experiences Africa has to offer! In fact, when [...]

Ngorongoro – one of Tanzania’s finest safari destinations

Background If you are seeking out a safari in Tanzania you may want to consider the Ngorongoro and Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Despite its small stature of about 100 square [...]

Manyara, Tanzania – big game

A Tanzania safari in Manyara is an experience you will cherish forever. For a relatively small area at 125 square miles its diversity rivals any other region in Africa. The [...]

Selous, Tanzania – remote and unspoiled

If you are looking for a way out time, you may want to consider the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania for your next travel safari. And, by way out we [...]

Mikumi, Ruaha and Tarangire – when in Tanzania must sees

If you are planning on visiting Tanzania you must visit Mikumi, Ruaha and Tarangire to be sure your Africa safari trip is complete. A visit to these three regions will [...]

Masai Mara, Kenya – premiere wildlife

Considered one of Kenya’s premiere wildlife preserves, the famous Masai Mara covers an area of roughly 575 square miles. The area is also famous for its annual migration of two [...]

Amboseli, Kenya – a magnet for wildlife

Kenya is a fabulous destination for safari holidays and of the many great places to go is Amboseli. Located south of Nairobi, the region is small at 151 square miles [...]