Buffalo Power

Buffalo Power

Buffalo Hit-And-Run     A buffer against the buffalo. It was a capture like most any other capture, although this time over five hundred buffalo was the order to be filled. Work, work, work and yes, more work. Happy is the occasion when all goes smoothly and according to plan but I must tell you, […]

Hyena, Lion and Squirrel

Hyena, Lion and Squirrel

Wisdom Always Has It’s Day     An old warrior gives a lesson Long, long ago somewhere in Africa… When the earth and all the people and animals were new… One crispy spring morning, Hyena wakened from a deep sleep, yawned a few times and stretched his wirey old frame into shape, preparing himself for […]

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency

Are you magnesium deficient?     How will you know? Of the world’s population, around 70% have a magnesium shortage. Are you one of them? If you are, it’s no wonder, seeing our plants no longer contain the magnesium levels they used to. When I read about magnesium shortages worldwide, I thought about our readers […]

Legends For Africa

Legends For Africa

African Mysteries     It’s a quandary Africa is possibly the last enigma. But is it the exotic wildlife, formidable mountains, endless savannahs, or the hostile, beautiful deserts? Could it be the passion and warmth of the people, from Ras ben Sakka in Tunisia to Cape Agulhas in South Africa, expressing the determination of the […]

African Bat-eared Fox

African Bat-eared Fox

A Fox By Any Other Name     Not a foxy fox, indeed! Maybe not foxy but bat-eared foxes – Otocyon megalotis – are definitely elusive in the wild. If you are ever called upon to photograph bat-eared foxes in their natural habitat, I wish you and your camera all the cunning you – and […]

Glomalin Mycorrhiza Miracle

Glomalin Mycorrhiza Miracle

Glomalin. Nature At Its Best     It’s all in the glue. All of creation is a symbiosis. Yes, all of us too.   You need the Creator to create the seed, You need the earth to grow the seed, You need the farmer to plant the seed, You need the rain to water the […]

Mauritian Tomb Bat

Mauritian Tomb Bat

Give a Dog a Bad Name     Blind! No, the opposite Why it’s called a tomb bat, I cannot imagine, other than, it was first discovered by the modern world in 1818 in a tomb in Mauritius and subsequently documented as such. Bats have a bad name and more’s the pity, as they do […]

Wildlife Drugs Course

Wildlife Drugs Course

Wildlife Capture School Is Back     It’s February, Folks. And that means, extreme capture course time. I was inspired this year to do an article about, or should I rather say, give a nod to this very popular happening, namely the Wildlife Capture School, which is an annual summer wildlife event in Southern Africa. […]

Diatomaceous Earth for Wildlife

Diatomaceous Earth for Wildlife

The Single Cell Miracle     DE vs Poison Your game needs food grade Diatomaceous Earth if you are serious about the environment and your animals. Gold comes in many forms, although sometimes we can’t recognize it for what it is. Such a something would be Diatomaceous Earth. People often ask me, ‘diatom… what did […]

Wildlife Wanderings

Wildlife Wanderings

  Trekking Through The Bush     Seventeen Images for 2017. You can’t keep a good site down…WE’RE BACK!  Wish yourself whatever you need for 2017 and have a happy year. A hot expedition brought some cool images. Maribou storks congregate wherever the food is good, cheap and plentiful like your local greasy spoon and […]

Greater, Lesser Bushbabies

Greater, Lesser Bushbabies

Bigger Better or Not?     Huge differences but family Visitors to the Lowveld bushveld are often enchanted to meet one of our most endearing residents, the lesser bushbaby (Galago moholi). What’s not to love? This adorable little bundle of fur, with huge ears and enormous eyes, is easily enticed out of the shadows with […]

The Greater Kudu

The Greater Kudu

Yes, There is Also a Lesser Kudu     The majestic greater kudu The Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), a graceful woodland antelope found all over eastern and southern Africa is one of the most majestic animals to shares our particular patch of bush. The other species commonly known as kudu– the lesser kudu (Tragelaphus imberbis) […]

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