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Caution – Animals on the road

Animals
Animals are unable to judge the speed of an approaching vehicle and often take flight too late – with fatal consequences. And they do...

Khaudum: In the stranglehold of drought

Khaudum Game Count
No water for the animals, a lack of fuel for pumps and vehicles, a lack of finances, a lack of staff and difficult terrain...

Written in the Sand: A fascinating insight into the Kalahari and...

Leopards
Seeing a leopard in the wilds tops the list of most people heading into the wilderness. It is a secretive, solitary and mainly nocturnal...

Water for hippos, other wild animals and cattle

Hippos
At the end of August, after returning from the CITES conference in Geneva, Namibia's Minister of the Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, visited a...

Termites – doing earthworm work in arid areas

Termites
Worker termites industriously carry dry plant material to a small hole in the ground. Others climb onto the few blades of grass and cut...

Namibia’s unique lichen fields

Litchen Fields
Admired by experts, but otherwise still largely unnoticed, already damaged in places and very much in need of research: the largest lichen fields outside...

Night walk in the Namib Desert

Sean Nightwalk
The beam of the flashlight penetrates the darkness, illuminating a small section of the gravel plain south of the seasonal Swakop River. North of...

The Etosha Pan holds fossils of mammoths, prehistoric antelopes and rhinos

Etosha Fossils
There was a time when mammoths roamed the area around the Etosha Pan. The South African mammoth (Mammuthus subplanifrons) was more than 3.5 metres...

Nature’s caprices – melanism and leucism

Gabar Melanistic
Nature has its whims... It is not uncommon to see a black Gabar Goshawk, but you will rarely spot a white Red-faced Mousebird. Up...

Puff adders responsible for most of the serious snakebites in southern...

Puff adder
Puff adders responsible for most of the serious snakebites in southern Africa Puff adders can be found in most parts...

Off the beaten track

Khaudum: In the stranglehold of drought

No water for the animals, a lack of fuel for pumps and vehicles, a lack of finances, a lack of staff and difficult terrain...

Written in the Sand: A fascinating insight into the Kalahari and...

Seeing a leopard in the wilds tops the list of most people heading into the wilderness. It is a secretive, solitary and mainly nocturnal...