This video shows Gnathonemus petersii fish. From ScienceDaily: A fish that subtracts its own electric signals to better ‘see’ through its murky habitat July 11, 2018 The elephant-nose fish Gnathonemus petersii relies on electricity to find food and navigate through the obstacles riddling its native murky African rivers. On July 11 in the journal Neuron, […]

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White-throated Swallow — de Wets Wild

Hirundo albigularis White-throated Swallows migrate in large flocks of up to 1000 birds to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia and Botswana between July and September, in time for the breeding season, departing again for Angola, Zambia and the southern DRC around April and May. They are closely associated with rivers and open water, especially […]

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It is a stormy day on the Chobe River as we head out in the tenders in search of African wildlife. While birds are sheltering from the rain the hippos are loving the wet weather. We spot a male hippo grazing on the banks of the river. When he sees us coming closer he trots towards the water […]

via Poisonous Geese and Territorial Hippos on the Chobe River — Uncover.Travel