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Collective Nouns For Birds Of Africa

Want to impress whilst on safari? Then here’s the perfect list to brush up your knowledge of collective nouns of birds you might see on safari. Whilst some collective nouns for birds are general and can be used for any subject – swarm, flock, etc. – many other collective animal nouns are specific to a single bird, or even to a bird in a particular state – for example a ‘badling of ducks’ when they are on the ground only…

Safari Books: The Ultimate Safari Reading List

Finally booked that safari trip you’ve been dreaming about for years? Now’s the time to start getting excited about your trip – plan your safari reading list! Whether you need a book on safari to read on the plane or on downtime between game drives, or if you want to read up about your destination before you go, don’t just stick to the guide book or wildlife tome – be whisked away by these memoirs and fiction inspired by the land of safari. Our pick of the top safari books is…

Safari Season: When’s The Best Time For Safari?

East and Southern Africa are the best areas for traditional safaris. As the two regions have differing wet and dry seasons you can essentially enjoy safari season at any time of the year, so long as you can be flexible on your destination. Alongside your own schedule of when you can actually take time out to go on safari, the best time for safari is dependent on a number of factors…

Collective Nouns For Animals Of Africa

Whilst some collective nouns for animals general and can be used for any subject – swarm, herd, etc. – many other collective animal nouns are specific to a single animal Names for collective groups of animals are thought to date from The Book of Saint Albans, published in 1486 by Dame Juliana Berners where many of the collective nouns for animals were been chosen simply for the humorous images they conjure up, or the alliteration…

5 Epic Safari Encounters Caught On Film

If you want to get a taste of the safari experience before you go or simply soak up the atmosphere of a game drive without leaving your living room, these five excellent YouTube safari videos will transport you to Africa! 1. The Battle at Kruger Park, Millions of people around the world have seen this legendary video which a group of lucky American tourists caught on camera in South Africa’s Kruger Park. Not for the faint-hearted, it shows a graphic struggle for survival between a herd of buffalo, a pride of hunting lions and some cheeky crocodiles in the lake….