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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

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+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

SABC Rehearsals Week 3

We’re about to head into our third episode of safariLIVE on SABC 3 and we couldn’t be more thrilled with how the show is going. Nonetheless, if it looks seamless it’s because a lot of hard work and practice has gone into getting the show just perfect for local screens. Because of this, we [...]

By | 2018-10-30T08:40:11+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

Creature Feature: Bathroom critters

The bathroom isn’t normally a space thought to be host to a wide variety of life. It’s not supposed to be at all, one might say. But here at Djuma, I’ve encountered a wide variety of creatures (mostly insects) residing in the three bathrooms of safariLIVE’s campsite. Mostly, I see them during the night, [...]

By | 2018-10-25T13:06:43+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

The thermal drone is going strong and carrying on!

As mentioned in last week’s blog, we’ve officially welcomed back the thermal drone! It is an amazing piece of equipment, which allows us to look for animals in the African wilderness from a perspective high above the ground. So, get ready to take to the skies once again. The thermal drone helps us to [...]

By | 2018-10-22T15:26:24+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

SABC Rehearsals Week 2

Our time on SABC 3 has officially kicked off and with that comes a slight adjustment to our regular show times for the coming weeks, as we make sure we’re ready to deliver the best possible LIVE animal action to our local screens. We will be doing two sets of private rehearsals during the [...]

By | 2018-10-21T15:14:21+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, Uncategorized|0 Comments