It is a scary world when we realize that we need the special skills of Green Beret and SEAL veterans to protect our African wildlife. A Green Beret Medic, Navy SEAL ret. Intel, Navy SEAL ret. Sniper and Navy Seal team lead. … Continue reading
It is truly amazing when scientists find a remarkable ability in an insect with a brain the size of a grain of rice. If somebody had told me that a Dung Beetle walks in a straight line because it is following … Continue reading
When thinking of Africa, we visualize endless savannas and open vistas as far as the eye can see. For many of Africa’s parks and reserves this is true, but there are also intimate locations not as widely known that offer … Continue reading
So is it ebony and ivory or ivory and ebony? These Zebras are an amazing example of diversity in nature. Without the Five (3) – Black on White or White on Black?.
My dear friend and talented photographer Tyrone Crossman sent me a few photographs of these lazy Hippos. They were taken at Springbok Lodge outside Ladysmith in the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. How I wish I was a Hippo. … Continue reading
As a new season unfolds in Southern Africa and the colder days warm up with summer approaching, new life dawns. A wonderful set of photographs from Christian Sperka.
There are 7 species of sea turtles in the world and all of them are listed on the IUCN’s endangered list. Five of these species occur in South African waters. Six of these occur in American waters. Threats Nature has … Continue reading
Knowing that there are people out there looking out for our wildlife is encouraging, heartwarming and a huge relief!
Cheetahs are famous for their speed. They are very recognizable with beautiful sleek bodies, very distinctive ‘tear’ streak markings on their faces, and spots on their coats. Their name comes from the Hindu word ‘Chita’ which means ‘Spotted One’. Unfortunately, despite … Continue reading
We hear a lot about the plight of elephants and rhinos in Africa, and so we should. It is as important to talk about the fight that other endangered species face daily. This is the story of South Africa’s vultures. … Continue reading