Welcome to bush 24

From the middle of the Okavango and beyond this site brings you the latest bush news, photography and conservation issues while also focussing on day to day life in the bush!

True wild areas are paradise in this beautiful world we live in. They need to be protected for species preservation and our enjoyment deep into the future. We can only do this through education. Education will lead to conservation.

This website looks to be a news source, educating readers about the bush and inspiring people about the magnificent wild areas that still exist outside of Africa’s towns and cities.

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An Undertaker’s Convention of Marabou Storks!

Most talked about as one of the ugly 5 and often ridiculed for their dirty looks, the Marabou Stork is a fascinating species of stork we find in Southern Africa! They are often found pitching up on their own or in small flocks but under the right circumstances you find them in flocks of a [...]

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Birds|

The King Cheetah!

Have you spotted this most elusive cat in the wild? When will the next one be found?! This beautiful coat pattern is found in the African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) and while once thought to be a seperate species (Acinonyx Rex) it is in fact not even a sub species but rather a varying coat pattern [...]

April 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A few days in the slowveld…

South Africa's lowveld is looking great after the good summer rains! Image 1: One of many Nyala bulls we saw feeding close to the lodge I have just spent a few days at the incredible Royal Malewane lodge and even with the rain around and very lush conditions we had some lovely game viewing. Map [...]

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Trip Reports|Tags: , |

A flight along the great rivers of northern Botswana!

What an incredible journey it was flying along the major water courses of northern Botswana as the dry season comes to an end! With thunderstorms brewing we took off from Kasane, gaining height and swinging back to the west, but not before managing to glimpse across at where the Chobe River meets the mighty Zambezi. [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Linyanti, Okavango|

How rhinos are saving the Okavango!

When you have one of the largest expanses of wilderness left on planet earth, it is of course a major undertaking to conserve it. There are plenty of challenges and there are many negative stories because just like anywhere else on earth, there is pressure from too many people. But sometimes though, there is a [...]

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Okavango|Tags: , , |

The Lion’s Tongue…

The Lion's Tongue... Covered in sharp tiny spines called papillae and as rough as sand paper, the tongue of Africa's largest cat, is an incredible fleshy organ that can literally lick the skin off you!! Sometimes you can watch a lion using its tongue to lick away at the skin of a dead animal. This [...]

October 10th, 2017|Categories: Wildlife Facts|Tags: , |
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