In some parts of the world, the seasons do not change. In the African savannah it is always hot. Savannahs are covered with tall grasses. The grass is very tall. It is taller than a man! It is yellow and brown because of the hot sun! There are some trees but they are not many! […]
In 2016 I had an amazing opportunity to travel to Zambia with Elephantopia. I’ve shared before some thoughts on this experience, but as Elephantopia is getting ready to journey back to Zambia in just a few short months, I wanted to take a moment to share a few more thoughts on my experience. Where to…
Leopards can be found in different parts of the world such as Asia, Africa and America. Their habitats are in forests, mountains, grasslands and also deserts. There are different types of leopards such as the snow leopard. Leopards mostly live Africa with some living in India, Malaysia and China.
We’ve never seen so many big cats. More than 50 lions, cheetahs, and leopards over 6 days. Not to mention scores of elephants, Cape buffalo, and giraffes, and hundreds, probably thousands, of zebra, gazelles, and wildebeests. Oh, and while we’re at it, throw in some jackals, hyenas, scrub hares, mongooses, and countless species of weird […]
I am a little late on sharing this, but on January 28 the Snow Leopard Trust posted an update from their on-going snow leopard (Panthera uncia) research in the Gobi desert of Mongolia. It contains fascinating information about snow leopards’ daily habits. For this study, scientists put GPS collars on three snow leopards. These collars […]
When people ask me what it is like growing up in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, I usually mock and tell them that they can wait for my book to be published. A book full of stories about growing up in this wonderful place. A book full of laughs and tears about the […]
After a torrential rainstorm the night before, the weather turned beautiful as we entered The Serengeti National Park and were greeted by a Marabou stork. Marabou stork doing a Bernie Sanders imitation. Serengeti is the Maasai word that means “endless plain”. It covers an area of 14,763 km and at almost every turn on the […]