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Lion vs hyena drama at buffalo kill

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

Male lion surprises unsuspected leopard having a nap

“This is the intense moment caught on film of a bold lion sneaking up on an unsuspecting leopard having a nap.”

Baby hippo protects mother from lion

“Dramatic video of a baby hippo trying to protect its mother from a hungry lion!”

Worst lion hunt fail ever!

“We all were anticipating a fairly easy catch by these 2 hunting lions. But this turned out to be a hilarious fail by them!” 🙂

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10 things you didn’t know about the Kalahari desert

A desert that has been around since the formation of Africa sixty million years ago. Over 350,000 square miles stretching across three countries. Home to some of the world’s most [...]

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The lion, the leopard and the camelthorn – witnessing the circle of life in the Kgalagadi

As any regular visitor to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park will know, it can be dry or green, hot enough to fry your brain or cold enough to freeze your blood, [...]

Here’s a video of a Lion using a hippo carcass as a life raft

It’s not every day you see a lion using a hippo carcass as a life raft. The above video shows the nail-biting moment in which a big cat takes refuge on a [...]

The real Lion King is alive, well and living in Uganda

A photographer in Uganda could not believe his luck after coming across an exceptionally photogenic lion while out exploring a far-flung wildlife reserve. Will Burrard-Lucas was spending a few days at the [...]

Africa’s endangered safari hit list

Guest Post by Chris Mears. Africa is awe-inspiring beauty wherever you decide to safari, but our main reason for travel on the continent is ultimately concerned with wildlife. Unfortunately, poaching [...]

Where, oh where, is W12?

We’ve just been sent another update from Konrad at the Shamwari Game Reserve. They received a new intake of volunteers and set them straight to helping out. The first task [...]

Liuwa – Zambia’s magical wilderness

Zambia’s Liuwa Plain National Park is widely touted as being the next big tourism destination for this increasingly popular southern African country, with plans to increase safari options within the [...]

Africa’s iconic animals under threat

While the world’s media spotlight is firmly focused on South Africa’s ongoing battle with rhino poaching, threats to some of the sub-continent’s other critically endangered and threatened species are largely [...]

Leopard in Tarangire National Park
My Tanzania safari highlights

Last month me and a few friends set off on a week long journey that would turn out to be one of the greatest vacations I have ever been on. [...]