Accessible Safaris

Accessible Safaris

This week, Alan discusses safari operators that cater accessible safaris for those visitors to Africa who have an impairment or disability, making regular travel difficult or even impossible...
Africa’s Most Fearsome, Little Seen Predator: The Owl

Africa’s Most Fearsome, Little Seen Predator: The Owl

This week Alan takes a close look at one of Africa’s most fearsome, little seen predators. One that strikes with military precision. The Owl a silent hunter...
Top 10 Reasons to Go on Safari

Top 10 Reasons to Go on Safari

Why Bother? You fly all the way to Africa to spend a few weeks zipping around wildlife parks…Alan lists the reasons to go on Safari and buy that plane ticket...
Furs for Life – Fake Fur Success

Furs for Life – Fake Fur Success

This week Alan looks at a highly successful and ingenious fake fur project to rob poachers of their market for leopard skins. Traditionally, the leopard’s spotted coat has been highly sought after in the illegal fur trade – the high prices for their skins making poaching these animals very lucrative...
The Honey Badger - Africa’s Most Ferocious Predator?

The Honey Badger - Africa’s Most Ferocious Predator?

This week Alan takes a look at a small but feisty predator that likes to terrorise unsuspecting tourists in African bush camps. The honey badger (or ratel) is small, right? And it’s elusive, correct? Both true but it’s also ferocious!...
Wildlife - Sticky Situations (Wrong Place at the Wrong Time)

Wildlife - Sticky Situations (Wrong Place at the Wrong Time)

This week Alan looks at some of the human-wildlife incidents that happen when visitors to parks get too close to the animals. Or is it just a case of wrong spot, wrong time?
Zambian Birds - Fluffy Little Rainbows or Messengers of Doom?

Zambian Birds - Fluffy Little Rainbows or Messengers of Doom?

This week Alan hones in on Zambia, a country he loves for its animals. In particular its beautiful array of birds, which are in fact the stuff of Zambian myth and witchcraft.
Transfrontier Parks in Southern Africa

Transfrontier Parks in Southern Africa

This week Alan explores the Transfrontier Parks of the region. These parks herald a new era in cooperation between countries in Southern Africa. And new opportunity for wildlife as traditional migration routes reopen.
The Water-Based Safari

The Water-Based Safari

Safari vehicles are the traditional way to explore the African savannah but is it the best way? Alan explores the possibility of safari by water, a magical way to sneak up on wildlife. Done an overland safari? Saw lots of animals? Great...

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