WE welcome Steve Faulconbridge to safariLIVE

Steve was born and raised in the concrete jungle of Johannesburg. He didn’t have the opportunity to spend much time in nature, but his mother’s stories of her childhood outside the Kruger created an attachment to the place. On top of that the compulsory career aptitude test he took in school suggested that [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:43:43+00:00January 3rd, 2018|crew, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

An action packed safariLIVE private rehearsal

As many of you know the team has been hard at work preparing for the recently broadcast Nat Geo Wild TV show. Last week WE had an action packed private rehearsal and couldn’t help but share it with all of our loyal viewers. In this 2-hour show you will get to see lions and [...]

By |2017-12-15T16:12:07+00:00December 15th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

Precious New Life

New life, whether human or animal, has a way of bringing everything into focus. The sight triggers a sense of awe and an overwhelming desire to care for both mother and newborn. To experience all of this with a leopard is particularly special as leopards are reclusive creatures, not inclined to interact with any [...]

By |2017-12-12T16:05:16+00:00December 12th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on Precious New Life

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+00:00December 1st, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

November Time Change

Summer has arrived in the Sabi Sands, South Africa and WE are adapting to the rhythm of the animals once again. It started with our unscheduled broadcasts earlier in the year from Kenya, and now WE are further adapting our scheduled shows to better align with nature’s rhythm. As the names would suggest, sunrise [...]

By |2017-11-26T19:42:51+00:00November 12th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|4 Comments

WE IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Last week we had a particularly intense sighting that left some of you with a bad taste in your mouth. Because WildEarth values transparency and respects the opinions of its viewers, we want to revisit what happened when we encountered a pride of lions digging out and subsequently killing a warthog. When Brent arrived [...]

By |2018-01-23T06:12:26+00:00November 8th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|4 Comments

The Cat Report 20 – 27 Oct

SABI SAND (The Investec Pack stands at attention, Screenshot Credit: Ashley Wall, safariLIVE, Djuma) INVESTEC PACK (5 Breakaway Dogs) 22 Oct After murmurings of wild dogs in the general vicinity, WE finally caught up with the pack on Sunday morning. It was fortuitous that WE happened upon them [...]

By |2017-11-26T19:42:53+00:00October 27th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, Uncategorized, viewers|Comments Off on The Cat Report 20 – 27 Oct

The Cat Report 13 – 20 Oct

Sabi Sand (Hosana carefully watching some hyenas, Screenshot Credit: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Djuma) 14 Oct Continuing the drama from the day before not one but three spotted cats were found on Chitwa Chitwa where Tingana unfortunately lost his kills to the Birmingham male lions. This time Tingana not [...]

By |2017-11-26T19:42:53+00:00October 20th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

Djuma and Arathusa camera updates

  The new waterhole camera for Djuma has finally landed in South Africa and next week Peter will go to the Sabi Sands to install it. He will be working on this with Jared Jennings, who recently joined our tech support there. If all goes as planned the new camera, as well as its new [...]

By |2018-01-23T12:07:50+00:00October 15th, 2017|viewers, WildEarth|7 Comments

Djuma has a few days off!

Hello to all eager African adventurers and safari fans. Over the past few months crews across both safariLIVE locations have been working extremely hard to bring you all the best African animal action. Because Djuma has been operating on a small crew a situation has resulted where there will be no presenter in the [...]

By |2017-11-26T19:42:55+00:00October 5th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|3 Comments