Three Legged African Wild Dog

Three Legged African Wild Dog

An African Wild Dog Named Flame     Courage is simply the nature of an African wild dog. African Wildlife Management and Conservation was called to arms for a mission to catch and deliver one thousand, two hundred (plus/minus) mixed animals to two of Zimbabwe’s National Parks. Around a thousand to deliver to Gonarezhou and […]

Chinhoyi Caves Zimbabwe

Chinhoyi Caves Zimbabwe

Chief Chinhoyi’s Hidey-Hole     It’s a cave and we made it About 135 kilometers (81 miles) out of Harare on Highway A-1 heading northwards toward the Zambian border, along what is known as the copper highway, you’ll come across the Chinhoyi Caves. It’s an education in incongruity to see the world’s most modern trucks […]

Wild Explorations Into Africa

Wild Explorations Into Africa

Our Wild Explorations Produced Some Stunning Images     Wild Explorations into Africa The sweeping sky beckoned and we obeyed, new wild explorations taking us northward into Africa as far as time would allow. And as usual starting the homeward journey was the hardest part of our splendid, thrilling trip. Africa never disappoints and because […]

Velvet Bean

Velvet Bean

Dangers Hidden in Plain Sight     Velvet Bean, in Name Only Not all dangers in the bush are obvious. In the case of snakes and mosquitoes, experience and anecdotal evidence has taught people what to avoid. But sometime the dangers are hidden in plain sight and pretty packages as in the case of the […]

African Wild Warthog

African Wild Warthog

Warthog’s Bar and Grill     So What Happened to Wild Warthog’s Then? This is a true account of how man and beast develop symbiotic relationships in the oddest of places. Our tale today comes from the African highlands, played out in one of the beautiful lodges catering to visitors from all over the world. […]

Bushveld Drinking Water

Bushveld Drinking Water

Bushveld Saved by the Rain     See the Kruger Rivers Run Thank you everyone for your prayers. We now have water. With the prospect of no water, winter was looking bleak from our end. We can breathe easy again; the Bushveld finally has drinking water for all this winter. Our Lowveld rain started on Wednesday […]

Go Rain… Bushveld Needs You

Go Rain… Bushveld Needs You

Winters Born as Summer Dies – Go Rain     Where Have All the Flowers Gone Early morning – even with this fierce drought – is a magical time.  As the sun slips above the mountains to the east, the treetops are washed in gold against the bluest sky. Birds mass in these treetops; babbling […]

Ethiopia’s Gambella Salvation

Ethiopia’s Gambella Salvation

Save Gambella for the World     Plight of Gambella, A Worthy Cause Ethiopia’s Gambella National Park is an uncut gem in Africa’s crown of spectacular wildlife reserves, established as a protected area in 1973 to conserve a varied assemblage of wildlife species and unique habitats.     The Park forms part of a proposed […]

How Hippo Lost His Hair

How Hippo Lost His Hair

Was Hippo Once Hairy?     Hippo’s Vanity; an African Folktale Long, long, ago somewhere in Africa… When all the people and animals were new… Is the story of how hippo lost his hair. Hare. No, not that hair, this Hare! As I said, Hare, had become pretty tired of Hippo’s vanity. Oh yes, don’t […]

Kariba Collapse: Can It Happen?

Kariba Collapse: Can It Happen?

Drought or Floods. Who Wins? Kariba Dam?     Kariba: What is it? It’s a dam. Well, not just any dam. Approximately 260 miles downstream from Victoria Falls, Kariba Dam forms the world’s largest man-made lake. It straddles the mighty Zambezi River across the Kariba Gorge between Zimbabwe and Zambia in southern Africa. The wall […]

Kruger Park Tragedy

Kruger Park Tragedy

Will it be the Day the Kruger Cried?     These are epic days watching. Kruger tragedy or not, we live here. Counting the dead you loved to see and photograph is no fun. In the 60’s, we watched in hopeless anguish as the 1968 drought worsened and it was said that there would never […]

Kruger Park Day Trip

Kruger Park Day Trip

Atmospheric Images in One Kruger Day Trip     When the Bush Speaks When the bush speaks, a camera will capture its mood better than words. A Kruger day trip, should be an occasion to let your understanding of nature around you capture your emotions, then let your camera speak through the lens and let […]

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