Did you know that most of the world’s apex predators are in decline? One of the main reasons why their numbers are in decline is habitat loss which brings them into increasing conflict with humans.
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If you were ever asked to give some examples of African carnivores, what animals come to mind? Animals like lions, cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs and hyenas were some of the first animals you thought of. But did you know that there are other, much smaller carnivores out there as well?
EcoTraining camp manager Emma Summers tells us about the most underrated animal in the African bush.
World Giraffe Day | 21 June 2019
This is a new annual event launched by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to raise awareness of our iconic long-necked friends.
One thing to keep in mind is that South African summers can get very hot. How hot you might ask? It’s not unusual for it to get as high as the mid 30 degrees to low 40 degrees Celsius. If you are not used to or have not been exposed to these extreme temperatures, you might wonder how you will ever survive this scorching heat.
Can you guess who they are?
If you have ever heard them running, you will understand why…
Here are some great camping tips on how to keep warm in the chilly South African winter
People sometimes ask, that surely, if they cause this much damage, elephants must be bad for the environment and threaten the very survival of other animals around them?
Every year we get the opportunity to celebrate that special figure in our lives. The figure who gave us life, who will protect us no matter what, and who loves us unconditionally. This year, we took a closer look at a different Mother…Mother Earth and you will be surprised at the similarities between our wonderful mothers and the planet we live on.
In the remote north eastern corner of the Kruger National Park there is magical place with an interesting story to be told. It’s a small piece of land where the winding Limpopo and the meandering Luvhuvhu Rivers meet. These two rivers form the natural boarders of three countries – South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
If you look closely at them you will see their scars – proof of battles won and lost, proof that they are born survivors.
Why Choose EcoTraining?
- It is the original guide training school in South Africa, with the largest, most bio-diverse footprint in Africa.
- Located in 6 pristine wildlife reserves in 4 African countries.
- Formally accredited courses – the most recognised of any training school in Africa.
- The only training school to be situated inside the Kruger National Park.