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Body language of elephants

Body language of elephants

Understanding elephant behaviour, by Audrey Delsink, extracted with permission from the new 480-page book The Last Elephants. Elephants are intelligent and emotional and they want to be left in peace. Like humans, they have a personal space which they...

Bands on the run

Bands on the run

Seeing is believing: Mike Unwin admires the collective spirit of the banded mongoose Pandemonium on the savannah. A martial eagle grabs a mongoose. Swooping in from nowhere, the huge raptor snatches up the hapless creature in its talons and...

Pangolins at risk

Pangolins at risk

The pangolin is in grave danger of extinction, in part because people believe the myth that pangolin scales can cure diseases. Megan Berman of African Wildlife Foundation reports The world’s most trafficked mammal may vanish before many people have...

In praise of mothers

In praise of mothers

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Ann and Steve Toon pay homage to a few of Africa’s marvellous animal mums Protecting, nurturing, teaching, building a close bond, then letting go when the time comes; such skills are not simply the preserve...

St Helena Safari

St Helena Safari

It turns out, this remote Atlantic island has quite some wildlife. Dive in, says Scott Bennett, and you won’t be disappointed A mere 16km long and just under 10km wide, St Helena island is the dictionary definition of remote....

States of mind

States of mind

Having travelled extensively for more than 25 years in 21 African countries, from Namibia to Nigeria, Cape Town-based guide book author Lizzie Williams has enjoyed a full range of experiences. Above all, she’s learnt some secrets for getting the...

Hamerkop: harbinger of doom?

Hamerkop: harbinger of doom?

It’s early evening in a rural Swazi village. A brown bird cruises low overhead in buoyant, unhurried flight. At its sharp kek-kek call, an elderly gent looks up and tuts in disapproval. Thekwane is not welcome here. Birdwatchers might...

The dream night out?

The dream night out?

Skybeds are the latest must-do experience. But what is it really like to overnight under the stars? Sue Watt explains It’s a crisp, clear night in Botswana’s deep midwinter, so cold we can see our breath as we whisper....

Day of the jackal

Day of the jackal

Trot, trot, trot. Stop, sniff, spray. Trot, trot, trot… There’s no mistaking a foraging jackal. Restless and relentless, it jogs purposefully through the bush, its canine radar attuned to every rustle in the grass and scent on the breeze....

Understanding elephants

Understanding elephants

Every visitor to the African bush wants to see an elephant. Alongside their intelligence, intense social ties, vulnerability to emotion and phenomenal memories, they’re physically extraordinary too, as Travel Africa reveals. Size – the secret to survival The elephant’s...

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