Did Mosquitos Save Wildlife?

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While sitting around camp during the heat of the day in the Seronga area of the Okavango Delta in Botswana, casually conversing with my guide, an interesting theory was proposed. Did malaria save the wildlife in areas such as the one we were in? At f [Read story...]

Your Planet in 7 Seconds: Curious Elephant

Amazing things happen on this big blue planet of ours every day, and when they do, G Adventures is there to capture them. “This is Your Planet in 7 Seconds” is a mini-feature to showcase those wild, weird, and wonderful things. Just give us seven [Read story...]

Cats and their innate memory of water

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It is often said that cats don’t like water.  Undoubtedly, this has some truth in it, but for cats living in and around the wetlands of northern Botswana these days, coping with water is a reality. The Okavango Delta in particular is an area that [Read story...]

The Cost Of Predation

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Life can be tougher for large carnivores than it may at first appear. Africa’s big cats are equipped with dangerous claws, long, sharp teeth, and powerful muscular limbs to enable them to kill their prey. On the other hand prey animals come with th [Read story...]

When is a big cat long in the tooth?

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One of the benefits of spending a lot of time in any particular wildlife area is that you get to recognize individual animals. It is human nature to try to learn as much as possible about these animals. Trying to guess the age of an animal can be an [Read story...]