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Safari tip: Don’t expect it to be a zoo

On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania,I witnessed the Great Migration — when 1.5 million wildebeest travel across Tanzania’s grasslands to give birth — as well as countless lions, elephants, and giraffes. I was incredibly lucky on my safari, as few people see as many animals as I did. My …

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African Black Leopard Captured on Camera for the First Time in a Century

These days, you can learn just about anything online, whether it’s through YouTube videos, independent research, or Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs). Websites like Coursera, edX, and Udemy offer a wealth of classes that will teach you everything you didn’t have the chance to learn in school, whether it’s practical …

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South Africa safari tips: how to guarantee seeing the ‘Big Five’ – including the elusive leopard

It’s six hours since I arrived at Kapama game reserve, and I’ve already seen a leopard. Of all the “Big Five”, the cats are notorious for being the most difficult animals to see in the wild. But here, just metres away, is a tired female leopard enjoying some shade as …

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On a trail of the wild beasts in South Africa’s Sabi Sands Private Reserve

Related News Now You See Me: The Sabi Sands Game Reserve, which gets its name from the two rivers, Sabie and Sand, is 65,000-hectare private preservation area adjoining the 30 times larger Kruger National Park. It was the first week of April and the bush was still thick from the …

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Travel Tip of The Week: From Leopard Spotting to Swimming With Whale Sharks, Know About Planet’s Best

Are you a keen wildlife enthusiast? Are you constantly glued to watching the best of animal and wildlife on your TV or laptop screens? And do you hope to be present there to experience the thrill of being in a forest? Then what better way then actually planning a trip …

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Ladakh: In the land of the grey ghost

I would like to see a snow leopard, but if I do not, that is all right too. —Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard. Where is it?” I whisper. “There, look straight up that ridge,” Norbu whispers back. “I can only see rocks,” I whisper again. “Follow my finger, look at …

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Scenes from India’s land of leopards

The monsoon has cast its green spell on the dry deciduous forest of Jhalana forest reserve, barely a 15-20 minute drive East of the Pink City. We are on a leopard trail. We had seen it snoozing on a tree during the morning safari, through a veil of leafy branches. …

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Black leopard photographed for the first time in more than 100 years, scientist says – WPVI

Turns out, the mythical African black leopard really does exist. Biologists shot rare footage of the sleek big cat walking majestically in Kenya — the first time the animal has been photographed in Africa since 1909, said Nick Pilfold, a global conservation scientist at the San Diego Zoo. Pilfold said …

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African Black Leopard Photographed For The First Time In 100 Years

(CNN) — Turns out, the mythical African black leopard really does exist. Biologists shot rare footage of the sleek big cat walking majestically in Kenya — the first time the animal has been photographed in Africa since 1909, said Nick Pilfold, a global conservation scientist at the San Diego Zoo. …

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