Safari Journal –  April 2017

Safari Journal – April 2017

Excerpts from my Safari Journal 25th April 2017- This is not a dream It was 1.30am, just after midnight on 25th April 2017. I must have dozed off from sheer tiredness. Something/ someone /some noise? must have woken me up. I started up in bed, trying to get my... read more
Shadows in the long grass

Shadows in the long grass

The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the predatory big cats found in Africa. The leopard has a broad range in sub-Sahara Africa and parts of Asia. With fur marked with rosettes acting as part of its camouflage. The leopard is well known as an ambush hunter as well... read more
How did the African wildlife get their names???

How did the African wildlife get their names???

African wildlife is not only unique but so are their names. The names of African wildlife has origins that may be from a multitude of different languages literary describing features of the animal Aardvark: Afrikaans word translation “earth pig” as ears... read more
African Wildlife group names

African Wildlife group names

African wildlife Group names (you might be surprised) Antelope – herd, cluster, tribe Apes – shrewdness, troop Badgers – cete, colony Cats (Wild) – destruction, dowt, dout Cheetah – coalition Elephant – parade, herd Giraffe –... read more