Satara Summer 2021 – 26 December — de Wets Wild

We’re still having a front row seat to the Satara Wildlife Show here in Kruger National Park! Knob-billed Ducks Dwarf Mongoose Swainson’s Spurfowl Mating Hinged Tortoises Marsh Terrapin Plains Zebra and Blue Wildebeest Martial Eagle with Steenbok prey Bathing House Sparrow (photo by Marilize) Flock of Red-billed Queleas Blue Wildebeest Tawny Eagle Newborn Elephant Cheetahs

Satara Summer 2021 – 26 December — de Wets Wild

Autumn Adventure – Cape Vidal 24 March 2022 — de Wets Wild

The Isimangaliso Wetland Park, and especially when using Cape Vidal as a base, really offers the best combination of both bush and beach you could hope for. Angry Buffalo bull Sunrise at Mission Rocks Natal Rock Crab (photo by Joubert) Sleepy Warthog Elephant roadblock Elephant roadblock (photo by Joubert) Elephant cow keeping the youngsters safe […]

Autumn Adventure – Cape Vidal 24 March 2022 — de Wets Wild

Presentation: BAD NEWS! — Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

from Golden Gate Audubon Climate and Birds in California Thursday, November 18 via Zoom — 7 p.m. Mike Lynes North America’s bird populations have declined by approximately 3 billion birds since 1970 and two-thirds of North America’s bird species now face an even greater risk of extinction due to climate change. Mike Lynes will discuss the threats […]

Presentation: Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

Compassionate Conservation is proposed as a “growing international movement that seeks to build the welfare of individual animals into conservation practice. Achieved by promoting change, acceptance and education to reduce intended or unintentional harm to wildlife”. Its core principals are built around the assertation that, in our quest to conserve vulnerable species, humans should refrain […]

via Compassionate Conservation or admirable ignorance? — James Common

Rhino Camp!

Back on the grid after being in camps for the last 8 days. It actually is nice to be completely cut off from tv, news, social media and any other distraction aside from amazing landscapes, animals and stars like I have never seen before in my life. “African television” is what our guides would call […]

via Back on the grid — VAN VOORHIS FAMILY BLOG

A rich assortment of animals at Mokala — de Wets Wild

Just as with the birds we showed you 2 days ago, Mokala National Park has an incredible variety of four and six legged creatures on show. The large mammals are the easiest to see and photograph. During our 4 day visit in April 2018 we recorded over 750 different sightings of 30 different kinds of […]

via A rich assortment of animals at Mokala — de Wets Wild

U.S.Congress Demands Wild Horse Plan…

By Charlie Booher as published on “The status quo still isn’t working for our wild horses and burros, the ecology on the range, or the American taxpayers” When Congress passed the omnibus appropriations bill last month, legislators included a mandate for the Bureau of Land Management to provide a new wild horse and burro […]

via Congress demands wild horse and burro plan from BLM — Straight from the Horse’s Heart