The Golden Orb Spider

If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty Orb spider your wife…

Matabele Ants known as Hissing Ants

A lesson about hard work and teamwork

The Makuleke Concession in the Kruger National Park is a Biodiversity Hotspot

Biological diversity or biodiversity is the variety of life around us, life of all kinds, from the largest animal to the smallest plant. Its complexity is measured in terms of variations at genetic, species and ecosystem levels.

10 Interesting facts about Elephants

Our EcoTraining unfenced bush camps are located in remote areas of beautiful concessions and game reserves. As such, our instructors and students are fortunate enough to experience frequent encounters with elephants, whether it be in camp or out in the wild.

Malaria, getting you up to scratch

Now here is an itchy subject. Malaria affects millions of people around the world. The disease has been wiped out in some places but is still rampant in tropical areas of the world. ‘Mal aria’ was a description of the “bad air” that was found in swampy areas and thought to be the cause of the disease.

Elephants – Nature’s ecosystem architects

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?

A Father’s heart without dreams for his children is like a bird without wings

We share some lessons from great father figures in the bird kingdom.

World Migratory Bird Day

The mysteries and complexities of bird migration have fascinated many human civilizations and cultures for centuries, if not millennia. World Migratory Bird Day is a global awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need to protect migratory birds and their habitats.

Hyenas are not the ‘Underdogs’ of Wild

If you look closely at them you will see their scars – proof of battles won and lost, proof that they are born survivors.