Africa’s Big Five!

It is a pleasure to share highlights of the classic “Big Five” animals of the African savannah: leopard, elephant, lion, rhinoceros, and buffalo. Here are a few personal experiences I have had with the Big Five. In an earlier era they were so-named because they were the five most challenging animals to shoot. Fortunately, […]

via African Safari: The Big Five — Jet Eliot

White-browed Sparrow Weaver…

Plocepasser mahali The White-browed Sparrow Weaver is a dominant and conspicuous inhabitant of drier woodlands, thornveld, savannas and grasslands. They usually move around in small flocks of 4-10 birds, feeding on a wide variety of fruit, seeds, leaves and insects on the ground. Adults grow to 19cm in length and weigh around 50g. White-browed Sparrow-Weavers […]

via White-browed Sparrow-Weaver — de Wets Wild