This is the last post from our Masai Mara trip with CNP Safaris in February. This is a period which is between the “small and big rains”, the latter coming in late March and April. The easiest way to get to the Mara is to fly by charter plane from Wilson airport in Nairobi . It is […]
Olorogun was a great hunter from Otuosa, a village located in Mid-Western Nigeria. He had killed a lot of animals, ranging from birds to big games like the elephant. Rumours even has it that he once wrestled and killed a lion with his bare hands. Such was his hunting prowess led to him being named […]
This picture of a Sierra Nevada red fox was the first confirmed detection in Yosemite in nearly a century PHOTO BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE “(T)hese bills go right at the key decision junctures in the act that protect species.” ~ Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity The Trump administration, of course, values […]
This past Women’s Day long weekend afforded us the opportunity to make a long overdue return visit to one of our favourite South African wild places – the Ithala Game Reserve in northern Kwazulu-Natal. We’ve been singing the praises of this little known yet exceptionally scenic reserve for as long as this blog’s been running […]
After a long morning spent getting a Zambia phone number and withdrawing cash in Chipata, I was finally on my way to South Luangwa National Park. Everyone I spoke to was amazed by nature and wildlife. I arrived early afternoon at ‘Zikomo Camp’ right next to the Luangwa River. A herd of elephants arrives, the first giants to appear in front of my lens. Fabulous start.
For such an arid area – average rainfall measures around 200mm per annum – the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife. Apart from a wide variety of desert-adapted plants and invertebrates, the Park’s lists boast 62 kinds of mammals, 274 species of bird (of which 78 are resident throughout the […]