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Mike Unwin - Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ... - 28 Mar 2017

The Nile monitor (Varanus niloticus) is a hefty reptile, also known as the water monitor, and Africa’s longest lizard, sometimes reaching lengths of over 2 metres – of which more than half is tail…

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Paul Smitz - Category: Amazing Wildlife Encounters - 14 Mar 2017

Looking forward to a spot of outdoor sleeping on your upcoming southern African safari? Feeling a bit anxious about only having a thin sheet of canvas between you and the four-legged locals..

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Mike Unwin - Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ... - 28 Feb 2017

The Caracal (Felis caracal) is an elegant, medium-sized cat which is widespread in open country across much of Africa. Elusive and largely nocturnal, it is seldom seen on safari – although smaller reserves in South Africa’s Cape and Karoo have a good reputation for sightings…

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Mumbo Island Camp in Lake Malawi National Park is a piece of paradise surrounded by the azure waters of the ‘lake of stars’. The small, eco-friendly island resort is popular not only with R&R-seeking sun lizards…

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Mike Unwin - Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ... - 23 Jan 2017

The Blue Wildebeest, a grazing herd animal has achieved fame as the key player in the Serengeti’s ‘Great Migration’, which is routinely described as the greatest animal show on earth…

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Sue Watt - Category: Sue Watt's Responsible Travels - 06 Sep 2016

Sue Watt meets the Long Shield Lion Guardians of Hwange National Park, where Cecil the Lion lived, and learns how Vuvuzelas and white tarpaulin are helping locals…

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Sue Watt - Category: Sue Watt's Responsible Travels - 10 Aug 2016

In Zimbabwe, Sue Watt meets the local people of Hwange, Cecil’s beautiful former home, and discovers how safari operators are helping them to improve their lives…

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Northeastern Madagascar is home to Masoala Forest Lodge: one of the frontrunners in the sustainability drive of genuine eco-lodges. Before Masoala Lodge was established, the adjoining national park was being illegally and indiscriminately logged…

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With 97% of Madagascar Island Safaris workforce employed locally and a host of support services – including medical care, emergency transport and nutritional natal supplements – provided to neighbouring communities…

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Wouter Vergeer - Category: Other - 06 Jul 2016

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016…

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