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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Kwando – July 2020 Update We were delighted to have an abundant flood arrive after a drought season and this filled the lagoon in front of Kwara camp for the first time since reopening. The team were only too happy to move the mekoros back to camp so the activity

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Mkenda, one of our clients’ favorite private guides, has an update for us from Tanzania! “The Wida family arrived this weekend and are doing well! While in Tarangire, we’ve seen lots of elephants, 6 lions, monitor lizard, bat-eared fox and a genet. We even saw a cheetah, so lucky to

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East Africa Bush Tails

With talk of international borders slowly opening up here and there, we are very much hoping that we are able to invite you back to Kenya and Rwanda soon. Meanwhile, Migration season is calling and it’s going to be more beautiful than ever! It feels as though much has been

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

Dear Friends Please enjoy a recent webinar on the Wilderness Safaris Rwanda experiences at Bisate Lodge and Magashi Camp. We hope you find this phenomenal wilderness as inspiring as they do on a daily basis. The communities, gorillas and wildlife look forward to hosting and seeing you in person in the

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC friends and Family! One of the industries hit hardest by the current worldwide pandemic is travel and tourism, which are absolutely essential in the fight to secure Africa’s last remaining wild spaces. Thank you for the great support by our AAC travelers to rebook and postpone and travel

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

Today is Earth Day, a day that commemorates environmental advocacy, education and volunteering. Such efforts have resulted in many conservation success stories throughout Africa’s wildlife areas. But to many, they feel powerless to affect change in a world on lockdown. To make matters worse, many conservation and eco-tourism organizations are

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Client Trip ReportsEast AfricaSouthern Africa

Private Safari to Tanzania including Tarangire, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti Hi Kyle What an extraordinary adventure I had in Tanzania. A wonderful 85th birthday celebration. Everything went like clockwork.  Emmanuel Mkenda is an excellent guide. The lions, cheetahs , and especially the rhinos, were outstanding.  Gold star to Chem Chem

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

Flood Waters Return to the Okavango Delta April 2020 – It is a truly wondrous thing that the cycle of nature continues regardless, despite what may be happening in the world. After a challenging, but not necessarily unusually dry year in the Okavango Delta, the annual inundation has finally arrived.

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

February is a magical month in Cape Town. The wind dies down, the intensity of January heat mellows out into warmth, and all around, people soak up the summer swansong. It is also during this time of year that our grapes ripen to their sweetest and wine farms everywhere host

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East Africa Bush Tails

PRIMUS LOSES ALPHA STATUS…a ‘chimpolitics’ update A Mahale chimpolitics update from our guide Butati Nyundo. Read the report from Butati and the team below… “PRIMUS has finally lost his Alpha Status of the M Community of chimpanzees, in late December 2019. We gave ourselves some time to get a clear

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