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Encountering Lions in Botswana on my First Trip to Africa

Encountering Lions in Botswana on my First Trip to Africa

WWF May 24, 2017 0

Like many people I have always dreamt of traveling to Africa. After spending the last 15 years working in international development and conservation, I’ve had the wonderful opportunities to travel extensively in the Americas

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cheetah Snooze

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cheetah Snooze

Kendal Bower March 31, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a sleepy cheetah. Photographer Matthew Ricker was on safari in Botswana watching elephants in

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Travels Through the Okavango Delta and Gomoti

Travels Through the Okavango Delta and Gomoti

Natural Habitat Adventures January 9, 2017 0

By Nat Hab’s Adventure Specialist John Holahan  I awoke in the morning refreshed and ready to explore on a Botswana safari. As the sun peeked through my tent and I completed the normal morning rituals, I

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Elephant Grand Central Station | Olaf’s Corner

Elephant Grand Central Station | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver July 8, 2016 0

In the wildlife drama that is a Botswana safari, this looked like a virtual demolition zone. We had just stepped out of our kayaks, scouting for an optimal place to camp. Looking around, we

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Top Shot: Botswana

Top Shot: Botswana

Elissa Poma August 19, 2015 0

“Most afternoons at the Xigera Camp on the Okavango Delta, the other guests would retreat to their water-view bungalows to escape from the afternoon sun and rest. I took advantage of the quiet to

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22 Stunning Wildlife Photos from Botswana

22 Stunning Wildlife Photos from Botswana

Derek Ward April 13, 2015 2

If you’ve never considered a wildlife safari in Botswana, these photographs are sure to convince you! Botswana’s vast wilderness is home to a mosaic of healthy ecosystems that have sustained healthy wildlife populations since

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Botswana: From Desert to Delta

Botswana: From Desert to Delta

WWF January 28, 2015 0

Rachel Kramer is a Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. A friend and I steal away from work and family every few years, to explore wild places and

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You Just Never Know! An Anxious Journey Down the Okavango | Olaf’s Corner

You Just Never Know! An Anxious Journey Down the Okavango | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 15, 2014 0

 Croc ahead!   Our front boatman named C-Company signaled by pointing to the left riverbank – and a few of the paddlers up front noticed a long, black form slither quickly into the Okavango River. 

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