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August 25th 2015  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith
Super cute wild dog litter of pups image credit Stacy Oppenheim

Update: 2nd November: BBC’s ‘The Hunt’ documentary featured leopard and wild dog in the programme last night, so I've updated the blog to incorporate some more information. I’ve been travelling to Africa for the past 23 years and have always been fascinated by two particularly elusive predators; leopard and the African ... Read more

August 17th 2015  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Africa never ceases to amaze me; just as I think I’ve seen it all I hear of another incredible wildlife experience and the planning for my next safari begins. Wildebeest migration The wildebeest migration is world famous, spawning countless newspaper articles and making photographers such as the Burrard-Lucas brothers into ... Read more

August 9th 2015  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Alice Gully
Zulu, showjumping with a view of Kilimanjaro

Meet the 16 best safari horses in Southern and Eastern Africa; from the brave, ‘rock’ Tsingtao who boxes at a charging elephant, to quirky camel jumping Fidelio, to internationally travelled racing star Bon Jovi, to Olympic eventers’ choice San, and the caring Rafiji who sensed her rider's epileptic fit. Tales of a safari ... Read more

August 3rd 2015  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

Although some riding safari options require that you are an expert rider, proficient at all paces, there are plenty of others where children, beginners or novice riders can enjoy a riding safari experience. Here’s our pick of some of the best African riding safaris for groups with beginners and mixed ... Read more

August 2nd 2015  |   Wildlife Safaris, Shop  |  by   Richard Smith

The Hunt Book competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has taken part.   If you 'like' our Aardvark Safaris Twitter page and retweet the following tweet you will be entered in a competition draw to win a copy of the BBC book that accompanies the BBC series ... Read more