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A family getaway to the northwestern part of Namibia: Kaokoveld

The northwestern parts of Namibia are not the typical destination for those who haven’t travelled in Africa before, and normally you would not come...

Finding and darting lions in #Khoadi //Hôas

Lion Darting
Lions had killed and partly eaten a cow in the in #Khoadi //Hôas communal conservancy east of the Grootberg and Palmwag concessions the night...

When the lilies appear, so does the red-spotted lily weevil

Lily weevil
The black weevil with the 2 mm spots in bright red or orange climbs up the stem of a Sandhof lily (Crinum paludosum) without...

The one that digs with its teeth

Damara mole rat
After rainfall, when the land is wet, they start digging. The soil is loosened with the teeth and pushed backwards with the front legs....

Not a scorpion and no real spider

Spider
At the first glance they look scary. Because they represent two animal species that many people are unnecessarily afraid of and loathe: spiders and...

Rain makes Etosha come alive and bloom

Etosha Rain
Like the rest of Namibia, Etosha National Park starts to blossom again when the long-awaited rains finally arrive after several years of drought. Nature...

Crustose, foliose and fruticose lichens of the Namib Desert

Lichen
A single head-sized rock is like a colourful miniature garden. Measuring just a few millimetres, the fragile orange-red fingers of the Namib Sun (Caloplaca...

The Western Marbled Emperor

Emperor Moths
After the first good rains from December to February they suddenly appear – in their hundreds. They are seen especially in places where strong...

The only rider to complete all 15 Desert Dash races

Desert Dash
Initially there were no solo races in the Desert Dash. The 350 kilometre mountain bike race from Windhoek across the Khomas Hochland and the...

Rhino custodians named Conservationists of the Year

Rhino
Namibia’s Black Rhino Custodianship programme was launched 25 years ago to increase the number of black rhinos by ensuring better protection against diseases, natural...

Off the beaten track

Finding and darting lions in #Khoadi //Hôas

Lions had killed and partly eaten a cow in the in #Khoadi //Hôas communal conservancy east of the Grootberg and Palmwag concessions the night...

The one that digs with its teeth

After rainfall, when the land is wet, they start digging. The soil is loosened with the teeth and pushed backwards with the front legs....