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Ngorongoro Serval

On most African safaris, it’s often the larger and better-known cats that draw one’s attention.  Occasionally though, a relatively scarce and seldom-seen feline steals the show. Just after first light one morning on the misty Ngorongoro Crater floor, we noticed a serval walking along the track towards us.  Generally, they prefer areas with longer grass, which is one reason why they’re so tricky to see.  This one carried on straight towards us and paused just a few metres from our vehicle, before moving into the long grass.  Suddenly, it launched into an arching.... read more

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We were lucky enough to video this python swallowing a newly born impala in Moremi, Botswana, at the end of November. I ... read more

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The leopards of Rajasthan

Cats of the dawn Words by Colin SounessPhotography by Nicky SilberbauerBlackness turned first to gloom and then to pale blue. Soon papayaorange painted the dusty skies of the east as morning crept gently upupon the world, climbing the back of the hill on which we sat. A drybut green land of fields, parched riverbeds and impossibly sculptedgranite hills lay spread out around us, slowly opening its colours tothe sky as the sun broke the horizon. Pink rocks, orange soils andprecipitously green crop plantations prepared themselves for anotherday of the.... read more

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