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New paths, old roads: how conservationists are restoring traditional migratory routes
In the 19th-century, European powers defined borders across Africa, with little thought for the communities and wildlife that called the landscape home. Today, conservationists are forging new paths through old wildlife corridors.
Will Burrard-Lucas on photographing Laikipia’s mythical Black Leopards
Is it a panther? A dog? Pure legend? Laikipia's black leopards have been steeped in mystery and rumour until Will Burrard-Lucas got the world talking with stunning photos of this elusive cat.
5 African cats you probably haven’t heard about
Sure, you’ve heard about the BIG cats and they’re probably all on your safari bucket-list – but there are more curious felines to the African continent than the lion, leopard and cheetah.
In Photos: venture through Uganda’s riveting Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
In 1981, 250 mountain gorillas roamed the world. That number has soared to 1060, making gorilla trekking one of Africa's greatest conservation success stories.
Have you heard of Africa’s ‘other’ great wildebeest migration?
East Africa’s iconic Great Migration has been called ‘The greatest show on earth’, but there’s a Zambian version that some say is even better.
The story of South Africa’s last forest elephant
Local lore has long whispered of the presence of the Knysna elephants, even though sightings were nothing but hearsay for decades.
The mysterious lives of Mafia Island’s whale sharks
Cousin to cultured Zanzibar, Mafia Island is Tanzania's smaller and lesser-known island destination. Lying some 160km to the south, it’s also the domain of ocean giants.