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The Secrets of Giraffes

Years ago when I first moved to Namibia to start my PhD on the black-faced impala at the age of about 21, a couple of Aussies and a German who were working there at the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia adopted me and helped me find my feet in this unique desert land where I didn’t know a
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Serra Cafema – a world away from everything

There are some parts of Africa that remove you so completely from reality that you start to wonder whether all that stuff that fills your life with worries in the ‘outside’ world really matters much.  Serra Cafema Camp, in the Marienfluss Conservancy, is such a place, where traditional H
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Wow Moments from Namibia’s Wild North West

How does one summarise a week in Namibia’s rugged Kunene region, one of the wildest parts of Africa?  It was just one wow moment after another!  There was the cheetah mother with two cubs who killed a springbok male in the dry Hoanib River bed, the chameleon laying eggs at the Skeleton Coast,
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LEBE teaming up with WildAid and the Thai soccer team for elephants

It’s been a while coming, but much goes on behind the scenes when it comes to developing awareness programs for species like elephants and rhinos in Asia.  Those of you who know me personally know that the awareness raising never stops when it comes to elephants and the ivory trade.  Last week
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Last spots on my 2016 & 2017 safaris!

My 2016 and 2017 safaris are filling up fast!  But it’s not too late to grab a last minute place if you get in quick. ZIMBABWE 2016 – ONLY ONE ROOM LEFT! I have one room left for my northern Zimbabwe journey from 23-30 September this year.  That means two people sharing, so grab a friend
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