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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Around the world, our planet is experiencing the effects of El Nino, including drought in many countries. The first thought is always: what will happen to the wildlife in times of drought? And is it always a bad thing? Map Ives shares his thoughts on how this impacts on wildlife

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1. Biking the Backroads on safari; cycle at Mashatu in southern Botswana 2. Walking with Elephants in Mana Pools; a trunkful experience up close and personal 3. Gorilla trekking in the Mist; Uganda, Rwanda and even the Congo (combining with active volcano) 4. Teenagers, Caves, and Rhino; outdoor education as

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Nxai Pan Rather shy, but always a delight to watch, sightings were reported of two bat eared fox parents ‘herding’ their five young at the old water-hole. The two male lions – part of the resident pride – were seen often near the main waterhole. The rest of the pride

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Weather and Landscape February saw the Delta receive a large amount of rain – on one day we recorded 30 mm within 30 minutes! The temperature has been stable and pleasant, with lows of 19° Celsius and highs of 31°. That said, we experienced tremendous humidity prior to each storm,

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

It seems that this summer has really proven to be a season of new life, which brings an extraordinary excitement to rangers and guests alike. Watching young predators in their first phases of development is both entertaining and intriguing, and we have been blessed with plenty of action as the

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For travelers who want to feel connected to the earth under their feet, nothing compares to a walking safari or hiking adventure. With trained guides leading the way, you’ll experience sightings of wildlife in a whole new way. Being active is possible on safari and getting away from sitting in
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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Sightings Recent Sightings Report There’s an almost incessant hum in the air – ga gona pula ga gona pula…. There’s no rain! Temperatures soared, with many records beaten, regularly reaching over 40 degrees during the day, when 35 degrees is more the norm. In and around Maun, the wildlife merges

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Special Sightings and Creatures 2015 featured many highlights for us and some of these were shared on our blog. Because of this, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the stories that stood out for us, many chosen for their drama and the incredible photographs that accompanied

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Trip overview of our AAC Group Photographic Exploration Safari to Botswana  In the words of Ona Basimane…. “Being the first for me photographic guiding, the trip was a major success. All AAC clients had been to East Africa, and Jim Kubalik had also been to Botswana before. They were all

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A recap of October 2015 Getting to know the Gowrie males – A story by ranger Greg Baldwin While I was expecting to see the morose bodies of two lionesses lying next to the carcass, I wasn’t surprised to see a male lion next to the carcass. Grabbing my binoculars

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