Bidding goodbye to Brent

It is with great sadness that we bid a fond farewell to the man and legend known as Brent Leo-Smith. Brent has been with WildEarth for almost four years and what an incredible four years it has been. From trekking gorillas in Rwanda to cruising the vast plains of the Maasai Mara, searching for [...]

By |2018-12-06T10:51:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE|20 Comments

Character Feature: Djuma Clan

Hyenas have been one of my favorite animals since I was young. It helped that I was always more attracted to the elements of nature that were ferocious or scary. I was (and still am) interested in animals with claws, teeth, tentacles, and unusual appearances. As such, the spotted hyena, with its distinctive bear-dog [...]

By |2018-11-23T12:03:30+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Character Feature: Djuma Clan

An update on the WildEarth Schools Project

We are excited to announce that installations at two locations are complete. Hananani Primary School has been outfitted with four new computers and a television to view safariLIVE, and the Dixie community Youth Center has received high speed internet and a television as well. Conrad van Deventer, Mechanical Engineer, unloading equipment with [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:02:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Featured, WildEarth|2 Comments

Character Feature: Naretoi the female cheetah

Like mother, like daughter. Naretoi, a female cheetah and daughter of Kakenya, is a relatively new addition to the Maasai Mara’s array of characters but like her mother before her, she has become a fan favorite. Born in 2014, Naretoi grew up under the care of her mother, living alongside her two sisters and [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:01:42+00:00November 15th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

SABC Rehearsals update

The first four episodes of safariLIVE on SABC 3 have been a huge success. So much so that we were the second most watched show on the channel for the month of October! As many of you know, South Africa is a nation obsessed with the bushveld, yet there are a few other things [...]

By |2018-11-12T12:33:02+00:00November 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on SABC Rehearsals update

SABC Rehearsals week 4

Our first three safariLIVE episodes broadcast on South African television could not have been better! Yet our picture perfect performance often relies on many hours of patience and practice. With episode four of our first live South African TV series quickly approaching, it’s time to brush the dust off our shoulders and get down [...]

By |2018-11-05T16:10:29+00:00November 5th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on SABC Rehearsals week 4

USA Daylight Savings time change November 2018

The Southern tip of Africa is halfway it’s transition from the cold dry season into our warm rainy season. Yet we’re not the only ones currently experiencing the winds of change. As of 4 November 2018 the USA comes out of Daylight Savings for the year. While this concept is difficult for us African [...]

By |2018-11-04T13:13:41+00:00November 4th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

Character Feature: Avoca Males

Animals can at once seem very alien to us while paradoxically full of personality. We can only guess at what really goes on inside their minds but nonetheless, they seem to radiate characteristics and quirks that make them more relatable to us, showing them as thinking, feeling creatures despite their differences to humans. This [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:00:19+00:00November 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on Character Feature: Avoca Males