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An Okavango Paradise: Chitabe Camp, June 2017

Chitabe Camp Trip Report What an incredible 3 day's viewing in the Okavango! Have just returned from Chitabe camp, which is currently providing some of the best viewing around. On one day alone, and all within 2km of camp, we recorded a lioness and her [...]

July 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Okavango Flood Update – July 2017

Okavango flood update: July 2017 2017 is really one of the strangest floods in the Okavango in years. Quite simply it is because the current water has mostly been topped up as a result of last summer’s localized rainfall, rather arriving in its usual way [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Tags: , |

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: , |

Baobab vs Elephant: these trees are being wiped out!

A Baobab stands tall over the Okavango...but only just!!   This is the current status of Baobab trees in northern Botswana...they are just hanging on but many of them have been wiped out in the last 5 years alone. Take the Vumbura concession for example, [...]

May 6th, 2017|

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: , |

How is this for an unexpected visitor??

This huge eland came up past our house to find some water and food. Fortunately, our neighbours could provide water and it slaked its thirst before giving all the houses a walk by, while he calmly searched for food. These are huge antelope and I [...]

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: , , |