serengeti wildebeest migration

Greatest Animal Migrations in Africa

Fruit Bat migration: Kasanka National Park, Zambia Zebra migration: Makgadikgadi, Botswana The Great Wildebeest migration: Serengeti, Tanzania Flamingo migration: Rift Valley, Kenya Southern Right Whale migration: Hermanus, South Africa Wildebeest migration: Liuwa Plain, Zambia

A maribou stork (of the ugly five) head and shoulders in profile with long speckled yellow beak

The Ugly Five: What Are “The Ugly Five” Animals?

These five types of animals were named ‘the big five’ by hunters from African’s colonial era, as they were considered the most difficult and dangerous African beasts to kill whilst hunting on foot…

Panoramic shot of huge flock of birds silhouetted in sunset over mountain

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…

Brigth green jungle canopy with mist rising

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…

Family of 3 meerkats (of shy five fame) standing on hind legs looking alert

The Shy Five: What Are “The Shy Five” Animals?

These five types of animals have been named ‘the shy five’ as sightings of them are so elusive. The shy five group includes meerkat, aardvark, porcupine, aardwolf and bat-eared fox…

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…

2 lions bringing down a brown antelope, with male lion biting antelopes neck

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…

Close up of head and front legs of a leopard tortoise (one of the little five animals) walking on dry mud

The “Little Five” Animals Of Africa

Most people who’ve been on safari will have heard of – or even better seen – Africa’s big five animals  of Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino. However, did you know Africa also has a group of…

The Best Safaris In The World!

The chance to see some of the world’s most endangered, spectacular wildlife up close, set against a stunning backdrop, sleeping under the stars, and discovering nature with local tribes who have lived with…