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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 [...]

June 28th, 2018|

Some camera trap highlights from the Linyanti!

Camera Trap highlights. These photos were taken at Sunken Hide close to King's Pool Camp in the Linyanti concession of northern Botswana! It was setup at the peak of the dry season of 2016 and here are some of the highlights of the wildlife coming [...]

May 24th, 2017|Tags: , |

A LEGENDARY LEOPARD DIES !!

The famous Kikelezi Female leopard died yesterday at the great age of 15 years and 7 months! Rangers found her body and the evidence pointed to lions having killed her – sadly she leaves two 14-month old cubs behind. What is so incredible about such [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Tags: , |

Desperate times…elephants stuck in the mud!

Elephants stuck in the mud !! - incident from November 2016 Images 1-3: Finding the first elephant and releasing it from the mud  It really is a time of desperation as literally hundreds of elephants die in all ways possible this year. We have been trying [...]

January 15th, 2017|Tags: , |

Elephants: a photo journal of some special sightings

strong>Today is World Elephant Day and we have chosen a variety of elephant images to celebrate these magnificent creatures! The first 20 or so images (with relevant captions and any relative conservation information below each photo) celebrate their beauty while further on we look at [...]

August 12th, 2016|Tags: |

Some incredible lion encounters…

In the celebration of World Lion Day we decided to share a few photos taken of these fascinating animals (which also includes a video of some fighting with hyenas over a kill)! So scroll down and enjoy some moments with these incredibly special social cats! [...]

August 10th, 2016|Tags: |

Leopard carries her cub off to safety…

An incredible sighting as a leopard picks up her cub and takes it to safety... Jacques Proust was driving guests out of Mala Mala in South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park. The area is one of the best places to view leopards in Africa and [...]

July 26th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Lion vs Roan Antelope…an epic battle to the death!

Lion vs Roan antelope...an epic battle to the death! - story and images by Brian Rode It was in the winter of 2003 and the Linyanti area was experiencing a severe drought.... The Savuti Channel was dry and formed a thin grassland snaking its way [...]

July 1st, 2016|Tags: , , |

Linyanti Brown Hyena Den Update: May 2016

Brown Hyena cub! The Brown Hyena den is still active in the Linyanti Area of Botswana! Look who is still at the den site in the Linyanti concession!! We have watched this brown hyena grow up since we first discovered the den last year in October [...]

May 23rd, 2016|Tags: , |

Okavango: Buffalo Paradise!

I snapped this shot of a huge herd of buffalo as we flew deep into the Okavango with no signs of roads or any human habitation nearby. You can just fly over these expanses and dream of what goes on down below and then suddenly [...]

April 26th, 2016|Tags: |