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Rare sighting: Serval Cat in the Serengeti

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An extremely rare melanistic serval cat has been sighted in the lowland areas of the Serengeti National Park. This is a majorly significant and rare sighting, mainly because these servals are generally perceived to only habitate the high-lying areas of this area. A melanistic serval cat sighted in a low-lying area of the [...]

LondoYogi: Yoga in the wild at Londolozi

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Recently I was fortunate enough to experience a 6-day working holiday at some of the most incredible safari destinations in Africa, flying Airlink’s seamless bush connection from the great Kruger wilderness to the mighty Victoria Falls. Travelling on such a well-built itinerary is great fun but it can also be exhausting, and despite being [...]

The Little 5: Heroes of the African Bush

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The Big 5, a term from the old hunting days, devoted to the 5 most dangerous animals to hunt, has been a target for the avid safari goer since the birth of photographic tourism in Africa. The lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo all represent this group.Yet many other species of animals are regarded as [...]

Jackal cubs give us some insight

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The Nature versus Nurture debate has been a massive topic of discussion in psychological circles for centuries. Is behaviour and disposition ingrained in a species’ genetics or is it merely a product of multiple positive and negative experiences throughout its life? Since we cannot settle on this for our own species, it seems futile [...]

How safe are gorilla tours?

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In recent years, gorilla tours have become the house hold name of Rwanda’s tourism. Many people are taking up excursions to watch these gorillas. However these gorillas are not easily found, and they’re normally found in the forested ranges of the Virungas. There are several routes that have been demarcated through the jungles and your gorilla-trekking [...]

Fun facts about the infamous Black Mamba

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Safari adventurers visit their destination with different expectations. Unfortunately, in the early evolution of this awe inspiring industry​, the term Big Five was used to draw safari enthusiasts to the bush. ​This term refers to the “Five ​Most Dangerous Animals you can hunt on foot” ​and, as you can imagine, it is not palatable [...]

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