Countries Archives: Botswana

A tale of a leopard’s tail

Adorable images of a mischievous leopard cub using its mother’s tail as a play toy.

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Hippo wars

During a morning game drive in the western part of the Moremi game reserve in Botswana this blogger happens upon some hippos acting strangely.

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Up close and personal with wild dogs

This blogger was on a walking safari along the Selinda Spillway in Botswana when she had an up-close and personal encounter with a pack of wild dogs.

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Snared elephant – report back

A young, snared elephant bull would have been put down were it not for Elephants Without Border’s help. Photos of the bull and news on his recovery here.

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A lion and elephant encounter in Savute

In the remote setting of Savute, this photographer watches a lone lion feasting on an elephant carcass and an interesting encounter ensues.

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Elephant rescued from poacher’s snare

A young bull elephant is rescued from a poacher’s snare by the Elephants Without Borders organisation in Botswana.

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Leopard stalks pangolin

A rare series of photographs of a pangolin being stalked by a leopard in Botswana.

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A leopard gets some morning coffee

Original Source: Attie Cilliers Attie Cilliers saw this leopard in Deception in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana. The leopard prowled around the campsite during the night and drank all the water from a plastic basin he left on one of the camping tables. In the morning this guy obviously decided he was still thirsty …

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Thanks Botswana, you’ve been awesome

A few weeks ago we were in Namibia, and tomorrow we drive onto Zim. Time seems to have flown in Botswana. But we’ll remember these last 19 days for a very long time. We’re writing this post from a place called Kasane, on the banks of the beautiful croc, hippo and tigerfish-infested Chobe River. It’s …

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The Lion, Hyena and the Tragedy of the Baby Giraffe

By Jemima Middleton I have always been told that after the rains, the bush erupts in a frenzy of territory-marking and reclamation of domains, as the storms wash away all previous signs of ownership and dominance. As a result, the post-rain slushiness can often bring about some of the most startling sightings. The other morning, …

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