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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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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Giving back – Heritage Day sea safari and the seal whisperer!

On the 24th of September many South African's would have made a braai. While we had to skip this fine dining opportunity, we took the social side of things this day provides, to another level and ended up celebrating Heritage Day (a public holiday in South Africa) in quite a special way. We had a sea safari. [...]

October 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|
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World Rhino Day – Kruger update

A young white rhino calf splits away from its mother, looking out towards us and giving one much hope that this species has a chance of survival in the wild... The second image (below) shows the current status of part of the fence separating Kruger with Mozambique - amazing how serious the war has become [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conservation|Tags: , |
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Hwange Magic: a place of the great elephant and sable herds

As we pulled up for a sundowner to celebrate our last day on a safari of a lifetime, these elephants made the perfect appearance, adding the icing on the cake to end off an incredible journey across some of the last true wild areas in Africa. This is Hwange National Park at its best. Situated [...]

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Hwange|Tags: , , , |
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A Tribute to the Bike – a legend of a leopard!

It's sad to say good bye to the Bicycle Crossing male who died yesterday at the incredible age of more than 15. A great life for a wild male leopard! He was found with bite marks on his back and unable to move off. His time had come, but his memories will live on! Thousands [...]

August 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|
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Confirmed sighting of Ross’s Turaco in Southern Africa!

Amazing news...confirmed sighting of Ross's Turaco in Southern Africa!!   While out on drive in the Linyanti concession, good friend and general manager Tshepo Phala, of King's Pool camp found this incredibly special bird! Tshepo managed to get these great record shots to prove that although extremely rare, we do get this species in the [...]

August 19th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Linyanti|Tags: , , , |
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