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Elephants are beautiful and highly intelligent creatures. They have close family ties, show empathy, and are one of the few creatures which demonstrate self-awareness. Yet the tragedy is that all too often they are kept in so-called “sanctuaries” in poor conditions and suffer terrible treatment including beatings and stabbings with bullhooks. Even in the wild, […]
When considering what article to write next for our blog I thought over a lot of very serious topical issues. I then got distracted by cute baby animal pictures. I hope you enjoy reading this article as much as I did writing it. The top 8 cutest babies of the African continent… 1. Elephant calf Found across the majority […]
A vast and stunning continent, Africa remains an enigma to many of us. With so much to offer it is difficult to know where to start travelling. The continent boasts what may be the largest combination of density and “range of freedom” of wild animal populations, with large carnivores and herbivores roaming wildly both on […]
Who of us has not dreamed of taking a break from work, travelling, and changing the World? For many it will always remain just this: a dream. The cost, the thought of organising such a trip, and the simple fear of the unknown, will forever deter them. But even for inexperienced travelers, the trip need […]
South Africa conservation is the focus of my Eco Insights piece this week I look at the somewhat turbulent relationship between great conservation projects and major poaching issues. South Africa conservation is a tricky subject. What other country can you think of that is home to some of the most diverse savanna wildlife, has the […]
This week we look at volunteering to help sick and injured animals and why it could be the best vacation experience you’ll ever have. The concept of travelling to participate in volunteering work is nothing new. For years people have been using their vacation time to both explore a destination, as well as to lend […]
Trophy hunting – it seems as though you cannot sign in to social media without coming across a revolting photo of some gurning, rich and over-privileged trophy hunter with their ‘prize’. These un-photogenic dentists and would-be president’s sons need to note that the term ‘safari hunting’ is at best an oxymoron, at worst amoral. There’s […]
When considering what article to write next for our blog I thought over a lot of very serious topical issues. I then got distracted by cute baby animal pictures. I hope you enjoy reading this article as much as I did writing it. The top 8 cutest babies of the African continent… 1. Elephant calf Found across the majority […]
When considering what article to write next for our blog I thought over a lot of very serious topical issues. I then got distracted by cute baby animal pictures. I hope you enjoy reading this article as much as I did writing it. The top 8 cutest babies of the African continent… 1. Elephant calf Found across the majority […]
When considering what article to write next for our blog I thought over a lot of very serious topical issues. I then got distracted by cute baby animal pictures. I hope you enjoy reading this article as much as I did writing it. The top 8 cutest babies of the African continent… 1. Elephant calf Found across the majority […]