An Intern’s Insight into Life at Djuma

I came into this experience feeling confident; I have visited the Djuma Research Camp before, spent a fair amount of time in the Sabi Sands and I’m comfortable and happy in the bush. I was also familiar with Hoedspruit, which proved highly useful when one of the newer crew members came to pick me [...]

By | 2018-12-06T15:01:37+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Camp Life, crew, Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

A very safariLIVE Christmas

A very safariLIVE Christmas It’s the most festive safari time of the year as we slowly make our way through the final month of 2018. It has been an exciting year filled to the brim with all manner of animal action, new concepts, televised broadcasts and of course all the ups and downs of [...]

By | 2018-12-05T13:29:20+00:00 December 5th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

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+00:00 November 30th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE|19 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