Times are Changing Once Again for safariLIVE

The oppressive edge of summer’s heat is slowly beginning to make way for the chilly bite of winter’s teeth. As the days cool down slowly, the sun hastens across the skies ever faster, and that means it’s time for a safariLIVE schedule change. As of the 18th of March 2019 the Sunset Safari will [...]

By |2019-03-16T16:01:47+00:00March 16th, 2019|safariLIVE|Comments Off on Times are Changing Once Again for safariLIVE

safariLIVE Time Change 18 Feb 2019

They say the only constants in life are death and taxes, whoever wrote that clearly forgot the passage of time. The call of the Diederik cuckoo is becoming fainter and the shrill “chip chrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr” of the woodland kingfisher disrupts the peaceful ebb and flow of bush less each day. Summer in the lowveld is [...]

By |2019-02-16T16:14:25+00:00February 16th, 2019|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

safariLIVE Drone Tests Return in 2019!

It’s a New Year and we’re hitting the ground running: starting on the 8th of January we will releasing our thermal drone into the skies once more. Our thermal technology allows us to fly over the plains of the African wild, picking up the body heat of animals that would normally be concealed in [...]

By |2019-01-06T12:48:37+00:00January 6th, 2019|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on safariLIVE Drone Tests Return in 2019!

safariLIVES Episode 29 (24th December) CANCELLED

As the year winds down and with Christmas just around the corner, we’re letting the holiday spirit settle around Djuma and will be giving the hard-working elves of the safariLIVE crew an opportunity to take some time off. All this means is that the REGULAR SUNSET DRIVE show will be airing on Monday the [...]

By |2018-12-22T11:25:28+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

The Extraordinary Capabilities of the Creepy-Crawly

Whilst doing some administrative jobs for the FC girls, I came across a page titled ‘Special Days Calendar’. I was tasked to make sure that all the days aligned and were, in fact, real events. Having gone through the list extensively I found that ‘National Pollinators Week’ was only officially celebrated in the United [...]

By |2019-01-29T07:54:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on The Extraordinary Capabilities of the Creepy-Crawly

safariLIVE takes to the skies for more thermal drone tests

The thermal drone is back in action! During this week we will be scanning the darkest hours of the night for the thermal signatures of your favourite cat characters, as well as any other interesting nocturnal creatures. As many of you know, our thermal technology allows us to observe nature in its most secretive [...]

By |2019-01-29T08:15:04+00:00December 10th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on safariLIVE takes to the skies for more thermal drone tests

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+00:00December 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+00:00December 5th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on A very safariLIVE Christmas

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: 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