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My safariLIVE Experience

Terror. This is the only emotion I was feeling as I flew in on a small rickety plane to the Maasai Mara, Kenya. The Mara was to be my home for the next two weeks. The fear of the unknown was overwhelming. What if they all hated me? What if I suffered a violent [...]

By | 2018-01-28T15:31:37+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

The Oxpeckers role in the Animal Kingdom

As humans, interaction with other people is of great importance for our survival. Taking part in mutual relationships is beneficial for both individuals. The same applies to the animal world, where completely different species take part in mutually symbiotic relationships. One particularly interesting species interaction, that occurs not only within the Maasai Mara but [...]

By | 2018-01-27T08:02:14+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

Game On with safariLIVE and Nat Geo WILD!

Nat Geo WILD and safariLIVE kick-off a five day binge of thrilling African adventure from two of the continent’s most famous wilderness destinations. Explore the vast open plains of Kenya’s Maasai Mara and bundu-bash through South Africa’s iconic Sabi Sand Game Reserve as the expert guides search for the biggest of big game! [...]

By | 2018-01-27T08:07:22+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|5 Comments

safariLIVE Time Change 15 Jan 2018

The summer months are now just beginning to draw to a close and the sun breaks the darkness of the dawn horizon later each morning. This means it’s time for a change to the safariLIVE safari schedule. As of 15 January 2018 the Sunrise Safari will begin 30 mins later. This is to ensure you [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:52:58+00:00 January 13th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

Creature Feature: Southern yellow-billed hornbill

  My first encounter with a southern yellow-billed hornbill was a pleasant one. The bird was pointed out to me on my second day at Djuma. Jared, one of the tech team, drew my attention to one seated upon a tree. He said it would soon do a little dance and after a few moments [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:41:28+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured|0 Comments

Season’s greetings with safariLIVE!

Tis’ the season to be jolly, and what better way to do this than with safariLIVE? WE have officially launched our Christmas store for 2017. Are you and your loved ones absolutely silly about safari? Then feel free to explore our online store for the perfect Christmas gift that says “I love you, and [...]

By | 2017-12-11T16:27:42+00:00 December 11th, 2017|safariLIVE|0 Comments

safariLIVE Schedule changes for December rehearsals

On the 14th of December at 10pm ET WE will be going LIVE from the Sabi Sand and Maasai Mara reserves during National Geographic’s Big Cat Week. Six vehicles across both locations, two bushwalks and, of course, a drone feed are going to bring you all the wondrous magic of the animal kingdom LIVE, [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:40:24+00:00 December 1st, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

My camp and other animals: Ribbon the rubbish robber

“I must not wake them. If they wake, I am sure to be chased… Oooh, flip-flops!” I often wonder if these are the thoughts that rush through Ribbon’s head on her nightly stalks of the Djuma Research Camp (DRC.) With the security of darkness and ingrained genetic knowledge of human sleeping habits, she is [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:57:32+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Camp Life, Featured|1 Comment