While there are certainly other good online sources out there (feel free to share your favorites in the comments section), the following African wildlife list is a great starting point. It provides some of the most popular and trusted African wildlife resources currently available on the Internet!
Enjoy and happy exploring! 😉
CAMERAS + PHOTOGRAPHY
- Africa Imagery: Photographs of Africa, its people and wildlife.
- Greg du Toit: The website of internationally acclaimed African wildlife photographer Greg du Toit.
- Jonathan & Angela Scott: Jonathan and Angie Scott are award winning authors and internationally renowned wildlife photographers based in Kenya, Africa.
- OutdoorPhoto: Outdoorphoto is both a photographic retailer based in Pretoria (South Africa), and a community website with many users sharing their photographic experiences.
- Wild Eye: Wild Eye is a team of young, dynamic and enthusiastic professional photographic guides who have a passion for exploring the African continent.
==> More top websites for wildlife photography.
CHARITIES + FOUNDATIONS + TRUSTS
- African Wildlife Foundation: The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.
- Big Life Foundation: Using innovative conservation strategies and collaborating closely with local communities, partner NGOs, national parks and government agencies, Big Life Foundation seeks to protect and sustain East Africa’s wild lands and wildlife, including one of the greatest populations of elephants left in East Africa.
- Endangered Wildlife Trust: The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people.
- Nikela: Nikela is about helping people saving wildlife.
- Walk With Rangers: Led by Raabia Hawa, “Walk With Rangers” is an initiative under the Ulinzi Africa Foundation that seeks to raise awareness on the challenges faced by the men and women on the frontlines of the war against poaching- the Rangers.
- African Conservation Foundation: The African Conservation Foundation works to preserve Africa’s wildlife by conducting, supporting and linking conservation projects throughout the continent.
- Great Plains Conservation: Great Plains Conservation is more of a family than a company, and this family shares one heart, a heart that beats for the conservation of our wilderness, wildlife and the communities that surround us.
- The East African Wild Life Society: The voice of conservation in East Africa.
- WildlifeDirect: WildlifeDirect is dedicated to changing minds, behavior and laws to ensure Africa’s critical species endure forever.
FIELD GUIDE + NATURE TRAINING
- EcoTraining: Pioneer and leader in field guide and nature training.
- FGASA: Field Guide Association of Southern Africa.
- WildlifeCampus: WildlifeCampus is an international online Virtual Campus offering a wide variety of Wildlife, Wildlife-related, Natural Science and Ecotourism Courses covering the spectacular diversity of life found on our planet and specifically on African savannas.
LATEST ANIMAL SIGHTINGS
- African Safari Journals: Latest African wildlife sightings direct to your cellphone.
- Latest Sightings: Increase your trip’s wildlife sightings with the Latest Sightings App, and view some of Africa’s most incredible wildlife videos on their YouTube channel.
NATIONAL PARKS + PROTECTED AREAS
- African Parks: African Parks is a non-profit organisation that takes total responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local communities.
- MAPA Project: The MAPA Project started making African conservation more accessible and visible by collating descriptive and GPS data of all the major protected areas in Africa.
- SANParks: Africa’s premier wildlife tourism destinations.
==> More national parks websites.
NEWS + BLOGS
- Africa Geographic: Publishers for over 20 years of award-winning magazines and blogs about natural history and travel.
- All Africa: AllAfrica’s dedicated wildlife section.
- Londolozi Blog: The Londolozi blog is dedicated towards telling the many different stories which take place at Londolozi every single day.
- Mongabay: Mongabay’s Africa news section in blog format.
- Oxpeckers: The Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism is Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues.
- Safarious: Curious by nature! Read the “Wild News” section, or follow some of the wildlife curators and contributors such as Andy Hogg or Michael Lorentz.
- The Guardian: The Guardian’s “Africa wild” section written by wildlife conservationist Paula Kahumbu.
- Sabi Sabi: Wildlife chronicles of the African bush.
- Safaritalk: Safaritalk is an online African forum which emphasises wildlife / habitat conservation and cultural issues.
- Taga Safaris Africa: Taga Safaris’ Africa travel news blog.
- Wilderness Safaris: Latest blog articles and camps news.
- Wildlife ACT: Volunteer and experience real wildlife conservation in Africa.
- African Conservation Experience: Make a difference as a conservation volunteer.
WILDLIFE CAMERAS (LIVE)
- Africam: Africam is a wholly owned South African company who are committed to showcasing African wildlife and its surrounding environment to the world using the powerful medium of live streaming video.
- Explore: African animal lookout cameras by Explore.org.
- SANParks: SANParks live webcams.
- WildEarth: Follow the life stories of individual animals all around the world. Connect with wildlife lovers and share your wild experiences. It’s in your nature…
Watch some of WildEarth’s LIVE Cams on Africa Freak.