My favourite wildlife moment has to be when I got to witness a baby giraffe being born at my local zoo. About a year ago my favourite animal was of course the giraffe – they’re totally adorable and a fascinating creature. The enclosure offered opportunities to meet giraffes and help out for a while with…

Once. A very long long time ago I visited the most beautiful place on Earth. This place had water and sand, and air. People and the stars and strangeness. It all started in a game of cards round a much too low table with a bottle of cheap gin and not enough tonic. Four of…

Over the weekend, Paul, Jabez , James and I decided to pay the Grevy Zebras and Samburu Giraffe a visit at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, during the Great Grevy Zebra Rally. After, having our breakfast in a ‘Kibandasky’ (a local hotel,) in Nanyuki town, we set out for the journey that took us approximately fifteen minutes.…

September 2013 found me sitting in a kayak, the smooth silky water a fingertip away and a huge grey boulder of the rocky shoreline towering behind me. The rock was pot marked with yellowish, reddish and orangey brown lichen, with brown bull kelp tickling where it plunged into the crystal clear water, continuing to the…

Grand Cayman, The Cayman Islands, Summer 2017. Myself and the research team at the Department of Environment are heading out for another day of data collection for my master’s thesis. Another day of transect surveys estimating invasive lionfish densities. Another day at sea, in awe of life beneath the waves. Today however, we are expecting…

Meet the bloggers of Wildlife Blogger of the Year 2018. You can read their full profiles, discover their blogs or follow them on social media. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite story! Abraham Chege Njenga Abraham’s orientation to the field of conservation was through his father who is a retired safari guide and naturalist. As…

It was getting cold. We were onboard an old science vessel, deep in the tranquil waters of Antarctica while travelling to the last continent to learn about the environment, the ecosystem and everything in between. Suddenly, we were awoken by the loudspeaker on our boat, still in a haze because the sun had only just…

I remember it just like it was yesterday. I volunteered with my first Canid species back in May 2016 at a wolf sanctuary in Reading, United Kingdom for a month, after making a career change from Electrical Engineering to Animal Care and Management at college. I had such a great time, and this led me…