The safariLIVES specials are back!

Our TV season of “safariLIVE: The Gauntlet” has come to a close and, with the first signs of Spring on the way, we welcome back our weekly character catch-ups with “safariLIVES”. Every Sunday’s sunset safari will be dedicated to a recap with our favourite characters, LIVE from the Sabi Sands and The Mara Triangle. [...]

By |2018-08-30T11:22:29+00:00August 30th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

safariLIVE time change – 27 August 2018

safariLIVE: The Gauntlet is over and spring is on its way. With the tides of Spring changes, we are also due for a change in the scheduled LIVE safari drives. As of the 27th August, we will begin the sunrise safaris 30 minutes earlier and begin the sunset safaris 30 minutes later. Please see [...]

By |2018-08-26T13:37:15+00:00August 26th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

Creature Feature: A Toady Intruder

Living out here in the bush, your neighbors are animals. Although we each have our own tents, the animals don’t care much about your privacy and when given the chance, will invade your personal quarters. I’ve had insects and small lizards get into my tent before but a few nights ago, a larger intruder [...]

By |2018-08-23T12:41:19+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on Creature Feature: A Toady Intruder

An update on the WildEarth Schools Project

With the Gauntlet drawing to a close it is time to pick up other activities that for a little while took a back seat. One of these is the campaign to provide rural schools around the Sabi Sands with some computer equipment, an internet connection and a means of being part of safariLIVE. We [...]

By |2018-08-23T13:50:47+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Featured, WildEarth|Comments Off on An update on the WildEarth Schools Project

safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – The final round of rehearsals

To say the past four weeks of safariLIVE: The Gauntlet have been epic would be a true understatement. From the phenomenal natural spectacle that is the Great Migration in Kenya, to the unusually social antics of the Djuma leopards, the gauntlet has been more than just thrown down. It has been stalked, it has [...]

By |2018-08-22T11:22:03+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Kakenya

The plains of the Maasai Mara are always a contrast between beauty and tragedy. For every successful big cat out there, there are a dozen who do not make it. Whether through a bad hunt, an encounter with other predators, or being wounded, many of the cat characters out on the Mara plains find [...]

By |2018-08-19T12:30:50+00:00August 19th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

Creature Feature: Olive Baboon

At the foothills of safariLIVE’s Mara camp, past the FC studio, lies a dense bracket of trees that, covers the outskirts of our campsite. While not quite a forest, this part of the geography provides a dense wood that is inhabited by all manner of animals. Wildebeest, elephants and zebra have been spotted wandering [...]

By |2018-08-16T14:06:45+00:00August 16th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured|Comments Off on Creature Feature: Olive Baboon

safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Rehearsals round 6

The wilderness gauntlet of Africa has been truly astounding over the past three weeks. The leopards of Djuma have shown us their true spots while the Mara predators have been taking full advantage of the buffet that is the Great Migration. With episode four of safariLIVE: The Gauntlet quickly approaching we are sure to [...]

By |2018-08-15T12:58:17+00:00August 15th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Rehearsals round 6

safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Tingana

Long live the the Duke of Djuma. Tingana is one of the most famous characters of the Sabi Sands, having reigned over it successfully for the last four years. Since that time, he has fostered relationships with the females of the area, successfully courting several and siring numerous cubs. His territory stretches across eastern [...]

By |2018-08-12T11:46:22+00:00August 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

Creature Feature: My Neighbor The Zebra

Often in camp, I don’t see many of the larger animals that roam the wilds of the Maasai Mara. I’ve only heard the distant laughter of hyenas, seen smashed trees left behind by elephants, and been told by co-workers that leopards or lions are active in the area. But otherwise, I mainly see smaller [...]

By |2018-08-09T11:08:25+00:00August 9th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured|Comments Off on Creature Feature: My Neighbor The Zebra

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