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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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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Sightings – December 2019 Sightings Report Nxai Pan Nxai Pan Camp, Nxai Pan National Park – December 2019 Sightings Report After the first rains of the season the herbivores started to drop their young and we were lucky enough to witness a wildebeest giving birth. The calf was able to

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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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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC friends and family! As 2019 draws to a close, we excitedly anticipate both the festivities of the holiday season and welcoming in a New Year!  We continue to pioneer conservation and expeditions in lesser known areas. We are once again hosting our annual Safari Soiree. But this time we

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Southern Africa

Flying Safari to South Africa and Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls Hi Rhoda, thanks so much for the welcome home note!  Out trip exceeded all expectations and was enriching on so many levels.  Some highlights for us… Tanda Tula Safari Camp in Timbavati:  simply amazing!  the attention to detail

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East Africa

Safari to Kenya and Botswana including the Maasai Mara and Chobe River Jambo Kyle, It is always with mixed feelings that we return from a trip, particularly a good one.  The sadness of leaving exciting places is balanced with the desire to sleep in one’s own bed.  Luckily photos and

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

10 Life-Changing Wilderness Safaris Adventures Adventure is in all the things that you do which require no coaxing to engage in. They are the journeys you can barely wait to start, yet they are also the ones where you are never really sure of their outcome. Uncertainty is the signature

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Office Trip Reports

Miles in Southern Tanzania Arrived on a scheduled charter flight from the Serengeti directly to Ruaha.  The dry season, June-November, is the best time to visit the park, when game is concentrated along the Ruaha River including great populations of elephant. Kwihala Camp, located in the north of Ruaha National

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Office Trip Reports

Maasai Mara – Kenya Sand River Tented Camp Where do I start? Oh yeah, how about the most amazing leopard sighting in my 8 safaris so far? On the way from the Keekorok airstrip to camp we saw a beautiful female leopard walking out in the open and no other

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East Africa Bush Tails

Kidepo Valley National Park is a gem in the heart of Africa, in Uganda. It is such a breathtaking jewel to discover that CNN named it among the Best 8 Safari Destinations in Africa. Besides the incredible animal sighting experience, the park is known for its breath taking scenery. “With the sweeping

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