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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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Tarangire: huge herds, many birds – what a gem of a reserve!

Have just returned from 3 days in the amazing Tarangire National Park! I had wanted to go there for years, after hearing stories from my parents who were there about 15 years earlier. They came back with beautiful images of rolling hills covered with baobabs and umbrella thorns and stories of huge flocks of queleas [...]

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Trip Reports|Tags: , |

Coming up against a big male lion – brave caracal mom saves her kittens!

A young caracal hisses aggressively in a futile attempt to scare off a big male lion! The little one is one swipe away from certain death but it has help - a scene plays out where its mom comes to the rescue, putting her body on the line to defend her kittens! See below the [...]

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wild Flower Wonder – Nieuwoudtville August 2018

Wild Flower Wonder - Nieuwoudtville August 2018 There is currently one of the best wild flower displays in Nieuwoudtville in a long time. Perhaps its the best in a decade. Perhaps even since the late 90's. With the good rains up on the plateau the area close to this quaint town has sprung into life [...]

August 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

The black Wild Dogs of the Khwai!

The black wild dogs of Khwai! And great to see this pup is still alive and doing well! One thing that has always fascinated me is the colour variation of the wild dogs around the Okavango. From the golden dogs in the north west to the black dogs in the east, there is also a [...]

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Okavango, Wildlife|

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|
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