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Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2020 0

The term Africa’s Big Five means something quite different today than it did when it was coined in the late 1800s during the continent’s colonial period. Then, it referenced the animals—Cape buffalo (or African buffalo),

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What are the Big Five and Where Can I See Them?

What are the Big Five and Where Can I See Them?

Emily Goodheart Kautz July 31, 2019 0

The Lion King left many viewers longing to visit the plains of Africa, conjuring up images of elephants browsing on acacia trees and amber-eyed predators prowling among golden grasses as an enormous red sun

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Traveler Story: Watching A Wild Leopard in Botswana

Traveler Story: Watching A Wild Leopard in Botswana

Natural Habitat Adventures July 31, 2017 0

“After looking for this leopard in for two days during our Botswana safari, we finally found him very early on the third morning. He was laying in the grass sunning himself in the newly

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Ten Wild Facts about the “Big Five”

Ten Wild Facts about the “Big Five”

Elissa Poma April 12, 2014 0

The term “Big Five” originally referred to the difficulty in hunting the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and African buffalo. These five large African mammal species were known to be dangerous and it was considered

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