Happy New Year, everybody! We spent our 1st of January exploring the western reaches of central Kruger Park, sticking to the back roads around Nhlanguleni Picnic Spot and avoiding the holiday crowds.
Another beautiful day in the Kruger Park. Our drives took us along the Timbavati River in the morning, and along the Gudzani and Nwanetsi streams in the afternoon, and we were rewarded with more amazing encounters with beasts both great and small, creatures dainty and robust, scaled, feathered and furred.
Doing my research, I knew there was a good deal of controversy over elephant sanctuaries. Some use unethical practices and the elephants don’t always get a better life in the “sanctuary”. This is why I took the time to find an organization that I agreed with, and that did not allow the riding of elephants.
THIS is what the World should be concerned about … the big picture! In Beijing President Xi stood on the Tiananmen Rostrum where Chairman Mao Zedong proclaimed the People’s Republic of China on October 1 1949 and extolled the ‘Chinese Dream’ of national rejuvenation … ‘There is no force that can shake the foundation of […]
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Chhouk, our young disabled male elephant, recently received a new prosthetic foot. At ten years old, Chhouk continues to grow quickly and is going through prosthetics just as fast! Late last year, the Cambodian School of Prosthetics and Orthotics (CSPO) fitted Chhouk and made him a new shoe. The new design is lighter, stronger, and […]
The latest episode of BBC’s Seven Worlds, One Planet left viewers devastated and reeling, after the true impact of poaching was seen so starkly on screen. Mountains of confiscated tusks were piled up, representing just half of the elephants killed in Africa in just one year. “Elephants have used their great intelligence to help them […]
This video says about itself: Pride of Namibia 1 March 2014 Namibia is home to the greatest wildlife recovery story ever told. Since its birth just over 2 decades ago, the country of Namibia has shown the world how to ensure Africa’s natural legacy while expanding livelihoods. “Pride of Namibia” tells the story of communities […]