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TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: Walking safaris through the eyes of a guide

How can you explain that you need to know that the more

The Leopards of Lord Shembe

This is a story of hope. The leopard was close. W more

Tswalu Day 4: the Sociable Weaver Nest

Another perfect day with another three highlights. more

Day 3 at Tswalu: Springtime

Three highlights stood out amongst an outstanding more

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A mother and cub

Young cubs are always a highlight of any safari.&n more

Mara River Cheetah

A wildebeest crossing on the Mara River is one thi more

Eye level with lions

It's not often that you have the opportunity to si more

A trio of leopards

Leopards are considered to be solitary cats. more

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There is always so much to think about when return more

Little Crake Lifer!

This Little Crake is causing a flutter in the bird more

Management Madness Continues!

Still in the delta, one of the more frequently enc more

The Lighter Side of Guiding continues...

My previous story about our time at Ngala, particu more

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The Ghosts of Stevenson-Hamilton

I would guess that for most guides that have chose more

Elephants by Perigee Moon

Elephants by Perigee Moon “For the person f more

Civilisation..De-Evolved - Rhino Poaching

RHINO POACHING!!......... the two words have the b more

Murder Most Foul

We have all heard the stories, told the stories &a more

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Black and White Rhino fighting...on a walk!

Viewing  animals whilst on foot is one of the more

Sunset Kill

It was late afternoon and we were sitting watching more

Right Place Right Time

I was up in the mountains in the north of Kwandwe& more

Lions Chase Cheetah

About 45 minutes into our game drive, we came acro more

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Wild Dogs Welcomed to the Southern Kalahari

Tswalo Desert Reserve has recently released 12 Wil more

A creature called the Ietermagog

Not too long ago I had shared a post on an enigmat more

Birding paradise in Botswana

Having just come back from a four day birding phot more

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Mundane Activities Can Lead to Great Sightings

Living on a wildlife reserve in one of Africa&rsqu more

Lions Kill Wild Dog Pups

A while ago, while our large pack of wild dogs was more

The Hyenas, The Kudu, and the Leopard

Every guide has a passion for the bush and a love more

White lion

Sometimes great and amazing things happen when you more

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Of Whale Watching and the Benefits of Smoking

Words by Colin Souness Photography by Nicky Silbe more

Fluttering flight of the butterfly

Driving around in the heat of a summer’s day more

Panic at the lake

I have a special spot for Lake Panic which is a wa more

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Brett Du Bois (10/03/1987 – 07/03/2013)

A legend leaves us. “Adrian, Brett’s more

The Africa Bug

"Everything in Africa bites, but the safari bug is more

The nature of things

I am sure that the thought has crossed many a guid more

A day of reflection

On this day three years ago, I drove into the Kala more