Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia

It must be incredibly satisfying to spend your days exploring wide tracts of untouched land… In the case of Laura Brown and Rob Ramey, this means exploring desert dunes in search of elephants in Namibia, specifically the Kunene region [...]

Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia 2016-12-09T14:59:40+00:00

The Beauty of the Busanga Plains

It has been a year since I visited the Busanga Plains in Zambia and whilst the area is moderately drier than last year, the abundance and diversity of bird and mammal life seem to have increased since my last [...]

The Beauty of the Busanga Plains 2016-12-09T15:05:26+00:00

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok

Starting with the most amazing scenic flight over the rock desert to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, you can’t help yourself but take dozens of pictures of the intricately patterned landscapes below. We arrived at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp and went [...]

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole

Restraint. ‘The action of keeping someone or something under control’ . That is the matriarch elephant’s role at this time of year when conditions are dry and harsh and the temperature is being dialed up daily. It is a year [...]

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Thrilling Wildlife Along The Savute Channel

Without a doubt the Savute Channel is producing some of the most amazing game-viewing in years. In fact there is a beauty about its current state that is hard to describe… and we know from history that it is extremely [...]

Thrilling Wildlife Along The Savute Channel 2016-11-16T22:19:30+00:00

Spotted Hyaena: Africa’s Misunderstood Top Predator

Many tourists to Botswana’s beautiful Okavango will have the privilege of seeing spotted hyaena on safari, yet so often in Africa, these misunderstood predators barely get a second glance. People will queue for hours to watch the ears or a [...]

Spotted Hyaena: Africa’s Misunderstood Top Predator 2016-11-16T22:19:30+00:00

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides

"Take nothing but photographs; leave nothing but footprints." This advice is especially appropriate in Africa, where you can stay in eco-sensitive lodges in spectacular locations, and encounter wildlife in pristine natural habitats. Experienced bush guides always advise photographers to [...]

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides 2017-08-28T16:44:39+00:00

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever?

Can you guess what animal this is? We regularly place one of our camera traps on the western-most bridge along the Savute Channel but some days back, this poor camera trap had a 36-hour ordeal that has already given it [...]

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever? 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe

The giraffe is one of the most iconic species of Africa. As the tallest mammal on Earth, these creatures are both weird and wonderful with their long legs and necks, large eyes, long eyelashes, striking coat patterns, ambling gait [...]

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

How The Fearless Honeybadger Earned Its Reputation

Images and post courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. The mid-morning air had a nip to it in the middle of winter at Deception Pan, deep in Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. As the pride of lions lay snoozing in the sun, another [...]

How The Fearless Honeybadger Earned Its Reputation 2016-11-16T22:19:47+00:00