Cari

Meet Our Writers: The Wildmoz team authors, Cari and Moz, have a lifelong passion for the bushveld and share information about many of Africa's good things. Wildmoz is Africa - the cradle of life! Wildlife, African folktales, wildlife art, Kruger Park and safari info! Taste life as it is in Africa.

Megaliths to Khoisan Hunters

Megaliths to Khoisan Hunters

The Khoisan Painters Were Here     Khoisan Hunter/Gatherers of the Bushveld Adams calendar was recently confirmed to be the oldest man-made site in the World and was also discovered to be very extensive – see video below. No one knows who built all the constructions or why. No skeletons have been found, or real artifacts. […]

Diving Woodland Kingfishers

Diving Woodland Kingfishers

There’s Bird Bathing and Then…     There’s bird bathing In these sequenced images, you will see the two birds diving from a nearby Delgoa thorn tree, which I hope you will enjoy as much as we did.     These birds make an epic image bathing. First there was one woodland kingfisher—Halcyon senegalensis—then all […]

Words, Paint and Stripes

Words, Paint and Stripes

Voila! And A Book Is Born     Not any book mind you Special? Well, I hope so! After all the effort that has gone into the preparation and setup, this little Zebra soft cover book and it’s mates have cost plenty in time and effort. We who created and promoted it have big hopes […]

Bee Navigation And Algorithms

Bee Navigation And Algorithms

Not A Fly By Night Creature     Polarized Navigation Specialists Polarized light and internet algorithms are both attributes assigned to the humble bee (among many) but for different reasons, although both are attributes of navigation i.e. one in the sky and one in cyberspace. If you have ever lost your sense of direction at […]

Fearsome, Fearless, Honey Badger

Fearsome, Fearless, Honey Badger

Do “Gentle” And “Badger” Go Together?     ‘Don’t badger me’ has many meanings Badger Mellivora capensis meaning honey devouring badger. But they actually eat anything, mostly they are carnivorous. As a young boy in the bush, I was taught that there are two creatures you cannot reason with when threatened and that was bees […]

Earth Day Africa

Earth Day Africa

Anyone Noticed How The Lines Are Getting Blurred?   The big story. Happy Earth Day everyone. These interesting stats for World Earth Day history. So it’s time to put your feet up and enjoy someone else’s take on things… But please don’t ignore the latest news – July 2018 – from China’s changes. Or should […]

Cooperative Birds Of Africa

Cooperative Birds Of Africa

Birds Incorporated. What’s Your Part?     It’s a family/partners sort of thing Some birds — and a few mammals — have parenting aced. Imagine… built-in babysitters on tap! Helpers to feed the kids… Nannies to take them out. Minders who’ll help with the hatching! Yup, it’s true. Some species even have sitters to sit […]

Goodbye Sudan

Goodbye Sudan

There Are No More. You Were The Last     Goodbye Sudan Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, died in Kenya last week of old age.  This elderly ambassador for critically endangered species had to be euthanized after his condition deteriorated significantly. Sudan had been the focus of a determined effort to save this […]

Coffee, Born In Africa

Coffee, Born In Africa

Roasted, Toasted, But Never Burned     Ethiopia, the world’s oldest coffee culture. Think of Africa with a grateful heart as you roll out of bed every morning and pad off to the kitchen. Without Africa, you may have never tasted the cup of steamy comfort you‘re about to enjoy before you face the day. […]

Supercell On Wall Street

Supercell On Wall Street

Cell Or No Sell! It’s Dangerous!     When a painting paints a thousand words.  Have you ever had a laptop, tablet or cell phone stolen or lost? If so, then you know how that can change your life, sometimes irreparably. This is that kind of story — with a good ending — thanks to […]

Global Warming Can Wait

Global Warming Can Wait

Climate Change, Whatever, But Not Now!     Ready or not, it’s here. The young man starts out with The Garden of Earthly Delights by the 1450 Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosh and then describes the profound effect the painting had on his life. This painting hung at the foot of his bed, inspiring and bothering […]

10 Evergreen African Proverbs

10 Evergreen African Proverbs

When In Doubt Leave It Out     I think Africa trumped this one Writers understand Africa like no one else. Streams of brilliant authors, artists, poets and song writers, have taken inspiration from Africa for centuries and the love affair continues… despite what the world thinks of us.     “You have to understand […]

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