Heavy winds swept across the footsteps of the king, burying his tracks. The Ju/’Hoansi bushmen of Namibia’s Nyae Nyae Conservancy and I searched tirelessly yet found no fresh lion sign. Living alone and working alongside these ancestors of man, I’d completed the first predator survey this forgotten section of Namibia had seen in 20 years.…

I was sitting over the kitchen table, drinking tea and smoking. The back door was open but no matter how hard I listened I could never hear him coming until he kicked off his boots at the back door. “Sitting in the dark again,” he said as he came in and turned on the light.…

The darkness is total as my alarm rips me unceremoniously from my sleep. I lie for a moment, gathering half-formed thoughts. My eyes adjust, and my bedroom starts to take shape, familiar shadows revealing themselves. For the first time since I arrived in South Africa, I have the dorm to myself. I miss my roommates’…

Are you curious about wildlife blogging, but hesitate to put fingers to keypad? There’s good news! While being a successful blogger takes trial, error and lots of practice, you can get a jump start by learning from others in the business. Here’s what the judges and entrants of Wildlife Blogger of the Year had to…

I know travelling for a genuine reason needs guts which I do pose a lot. On 12 May 2018 We travelled Kuse Rural Municipality, Jajarkot, Nepal for red panda conservation project. Desolate newly constructed dirt track country road from Khalanga (Headquarter of Jajarkot) over the highlands alongside took us to almost heaven, Kuse Rural Municipality.…

Conventional wisdom tells us that once the juvenile kingfishers fledge from the nest there is a 3-4 day window where the parents will teach the young how to fish, where to fish and will keep them stocked up on tiddlers while they learn the ropes. Then when those learning days are over the parents will…