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Male lion attacks and kills hyena cub

“This is an amazing video of 2 male lions taking a stroll near a hyena den. They noticed a small hyena snoozing and decided to get rid of it by [...]

Wildebeest helps save dying friend

“A tourist filmed the moment a wildebeest was trying to get a dying wildebeest back up by trying to fling him into the air.”

Top 10 safari spots for 2017

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania If a safari is on your 2017 bucket list, Acacia Africa’s round up of the top ten “must visit” parks and reserves could be well worth [...]

Funny: Lowland gorillas chasing each other around a tree

“This family of Western Lowland Gorillas takes a break at a rootsite somewhere deep in the Congo rainforest. As the adults feed on the roots of the trees, the younger [...]

The Resurrection: Buffalo escapes as lions try to chase and kill it

“The footage shows how the saying ‘the enemy of my enemy is my friend’, plays its part in this poor buffalo’s life as a lioness, from a different pride from [...]

Ostriches mating in front of tourists

“This is certainly a fascinating video to watch! Most people have probably never seen the show a male ostrich puts on to woo his girl…”

Hippo bites Land Rover as lions attack

“In this video it is incredible to see how a pride of lion attempt to take down a fully grown hippopotamus. Watch how the hippo turns to take its frustration [...]

African conservation: recent successes and ongoing threats

The daily struggle for survival continually being faced by some of Africa’s most iconic and beloved species is an issue that, unfortunately, we’re still all too familiar with. We all [...]

The Great Escape: Buffalo outsmarts pride of lions

“A lone buffalo swims across a waterhole to escape a large pride of lions hunting it in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.”

Lion vs hyena drama at buffalo kill

Find out what happens when a hungry lion gets outnumbered by 25 feisty hyenas.

Nerves of steel (or how to keep your composure in the African bush)

“This tracker did exactly the right thing by remaining calm while an elephant properly sniffed him out. Chances are it would have ended very differently had he panicked.”

Why playful cubs ruin mom’s plans to hunt Pumba

Mangosteen trees were silhouetted against a red sunrise and spurfowl were calling outside our tent in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. We’d heard lions roaring overnight and would soon be setting out [...]

Some 30 hours in a Tanzanian park encapsulated in a single image

American photographer Stephen Wilkes spent over 27 hours in the Serengeti national park to create the perfect composite image. Patience is a virtue, and the following provides evidence of this. [...]