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Fancy a swim in the Okavango??

Fancy a swim in the Okavango?? It's still hot out here in northern Botswana and even though there are crocodiles and hippos and all sorts of other animals around, nothing beats a swim on a hot day in this part of the world - just [...]

May 5th, 2016|Tags: , |

Okavango in Flood…

The Okavango is flooding just to the south of Mombo! Flood readings at Rundu (along the Kavango river) are the highest in a few years! This shot was taken over the weekend as we flew right over the middle of the Okavango from Vumbura to [...]

April 30th, 2016|Tags: |

Savuti Channel Sunset and a hyena experience to remember!

Another day and another beautiful sunset view along the Savuti channel!!...this place we call the backflow and it sure is one of the most beautiful spots along a channel filled with incredible spots! Yesterday was even more special than the 2 previous days though, as when [...]

April 30th, 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: |

The African Wild Dog…100 in a pack?

Did you know that historically this species used to occur in packs of well over 100 animals? This is one of the most fascinating predators to spend time with and they provide incredible adrenaline packed entertainment when you follow them on the hunt. I have [...]

April 19th, 2016|Tags: |

Okavango Wilderness Safaris Big Birding Day 2016

We have just recorded a new bird species at Chitabe camp in the Okavango!!! “What bird is that?” …someone asks! As I go over the lists of all the birds recorded across the Okavango Wilderness Safaris camps on 31 March 2016, on one list there [...]

April 13th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Martial Eagle vs Nile Monitor

Yesterday has to go down as one of the weirdest coincidences I can remember! A few hours after posting a Martial Eagle pic with a warthog kill on this page, we were out on drive in the Linyanti trying to get photos of some Redheaed [...]

March 21st, 2016|Tags: , |

There is a leopard on my roof!!

No matter how much time you spend in the bush there will always be something new, something more amazing than the last time and always something surprising...what happened here was a perfect combination of the unexpected...and a series of events I will never forget!   [...]

February 18th, 2016|

The Spotted Hyena: Africa’s misunderstood top predator

Many tourists to Botswana’s beautiful Okavango will have the privilege of seeing a Spotted Hyena on safari, yet so often like in most places in Africa, these misunderstood predators barely get a second glance. People will queue up for hours to watch the ears and [...]

February 18th, 2016|

Rare Species Fund – Camera Trap Update

Rhino Monitoring We put the camera traps at rhino dung middens and will be focussing on this species even more as we continue to do important rhino monitoring work. The images on the following page show some rhino monitoring photos we have captured so far: [...]

February 18th, 2016|