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Magic at a waterhole in Etosha

Rachel Lang has a magical encounter with elephants at a waterhole in Etosha National Park.

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Mana Pools: Africa’s garden of eden

Far removed from any urban landscape, Mana Pools is a creation of nature still pure and splendid, untouched and wild. Mana Pools allows one the rare privilege to travel back in time to an Africa we all wish we knew, an Africa free of human encroachment, an Africa of our dreams.

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There’s a honey badger on my stoep!

The honey badger is known as a fascinating, elusive and tenacious creature. It is not often that visitors to the bush come across these primarily nocturnal animals, but when they do there is always a story to tell.

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Up close and personal with meerkats

Earlier this year, Will Burrard-Lucas travelled to the Makgadikgadi Pans region of Botswana to photograph some of the most charismatic (and cutest) creatures in Africa – meerkats!

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Lioness gored by buffalo horn lives to see another day

Lioness Siena from the Marsh Pride of lions in the Masai Mara was badly injured on her left lower flank by a buffalo horn. Without intervention it is certain that Siena would not have survived this injury and her cubs would also have been in jeopardy.

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A crossing of giants

This blogger recounts a magical experience with elephants in Amboseli National Park.

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Securing a future for rhinos

Khama Rhino Sanctuary is a land dedicated to the preservation of rhinos. The long-term goal of the sanctuary is to let the rhinos safely breed within its borders and re-introduce them into their natural wild habitats.

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Fences and wildlife

The plains adjacent to the Boteti River, which flows into the Makgadikgadi salt pans, in Botswana, are home to some of the most amazing wildlife in Africa and conservation tourism is helping to preserve this wild area and its animals.

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To bee or not to bee

Farmers along the perimeter of Serengeti National Park have tried various elephant-deterring techniques, from beating tin cans to lighting fires, most of which haven’t appeared to work. But now there are beehive fences which appear to be doing the job!

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The elephant killing fields of Selous

Some 481 miles to the southeast of Tanzania’s iconic Serengeti National Park lies the lesser well-known Selous Game Reserve. But for many species in the Selous, all is far from well. Results from a wildlife census conducted in October and November, 2013, show a dramatic decline in elephants in particular.

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