safariLIVE time change 15 March 2018

The call of the woodland kingfisher no longer rings through the wilderness as an iconic sound of summer in the lowveld. The sun arrives later each morning and departs earlier each day taking the light of summer with it. This means it’s time for a change to the safariLIVE broadcast schedule. As of 15 [...]

By | 2018-03-13T15:19:47+00:00 March 13th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

Behind the Camera

Dust will never interfere with Wium's camerawork. We know their names, we see their hands, we hear their muffled commentary. safariLIVE wouldn’t be the same (or even possible) without the invisible men on the vehicle, the men behind the camera. Going through the countless comments and questions that viewers have, it’s not [...]

By | 2018-02-25T15:56:13+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

The Cat Report: February 16-23

The Sabi Sand (Thamba, his usual photogenic self, Screenshot Credit: zoom-with-a-view, safariLIVE, Djuma) THAMBA February 17 Thamba surprised us yet again this week as we stumbled upon him on Quarantine. This young leopard, although still needing substantial practice hunting large game, seems to be doing exceptionally well given [...]

By | 2018-02-24T13:42:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

safariLIVE Takes on Japan

Earlier this month safariLIVE trailblazed new territory- new digital territory. We are proud to announce that we are now streaming on Niconico. Since 2007 Niconico has been leading the way in video uploading and sharing in Japan. With Niconico, people can watch their favourite videos and are sure to never miss out on anything [...]

By | 2018-02-25T15:50:55+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

A Return to Normalcy: An Intern’s Perspective of the Aftermath of TV

Throughout the TV show I got the sense that there was a collective breath being held. As the week continued on, this breath grew and grew until at last, at the climax of TV’s final episode, it was unleashed. As the credits rolled for the final time, a resounding cheer sounded across Final Control. [...]

By | 2018-02-21T11:17:37+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Camp Life, safariLIVE|0 Comments

The Calm Before the Storm: An Intern’s Perspective of the Lead Up to TV

A change comes through the camp in the gradual build up to TV. It is an event here at camp treated with reverence similar to that of war. It is a thing that starts slowly as the date creeps ever closer. Some weeks away from TV, it’s acknowledged, recognised but spoken of in hushed [...]

By | 2018-02-24T14:02:35+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

World Wetlands Day

It’s World Wetlands Day and for the 21st year people around the world have come together to celebrate and protect these vital ecosystems. This year’s theme is Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future for wetlands aren’t just important in the African bush, but all around the world as well. As many would suspect, where [...]

By | 2018-02-02T15:31:21+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

Bushwalk, Nature and Feeling Human

Modern society has a dehumanising effect. Our lives are dictated by alarm clocks, traffic jams, constant multi-tasking and countless distractions. The result being that many feel a penetrating sense of alienation from our surroundings and ourselves. We have seemingly unlimited options and yet we feel as though we are missing something. To alleviate [...]

By | 2018-02-01T17:00:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|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