AfriCat Brown Hyena Project- Introductory Report

AfriCat Brown Hyena Project- Introductory Report

Originally published by The AfriCat Foundation and Okonjima in their September 2018 newsletter, reproduced here with kind permission from The AfriCat Foundation.

“Shy, elusive and misunderstood, brown hyenas are rarely seen yet are widely persecuted across their range by farmers for real or perceived involvement in human wildlife…

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Namibia’s Desert Adapted Elephants

Namibia’s Desert Adapted Elephants

When visitors to Namibia start planning their holiday, 2 things that are always on the wish list are, to see the Skeleton Coast and to track the nearly mythical desert-adapted elephant.

Namibia is only one of two spots on Earth where Desert-adapted Elephants are known to…

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Sperrgebiet – the National Park you CAN’T visit!

Sperrgebiet – the National Park you CAN’T visit!

Sperrgebiet, the name itself means ‘Prohibited area’ – they really don’t want people here…

Why not, what is the history of this Forbidden corner of Namibia and what effect has this had on the region?

The Sperrgebiet National Park is located just south of the B4,…

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The Skeleton Coast

The Skeleton Coast

The Skeleton Coast covers nearly 690 square kilometres of coastline, from the Angola border south to the Swakop River near aceboater company. Africa’s skinniest and longest park offers a once in a lifetime experience, with wild animals, ghostly shipwrecks, roaring sand dunes and breath-taking landscapes. The Skeleton Coast National Park…

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Namibia: A Birds Paradise

Namibia: A Birds Paradise

Take a couple of minutes to read about the lives of our beloved and quite beautifully functional winged co-habitants. The purpose of this blog post is simply to entice the bird lover, and to maybe remind others of the exciting opportunities that bird-watching in Namibia can offer!

Today,…

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The Great wonders of Namibia

The Great wonders of Namibia

Namibia, located in the south west of Africa, also previously known as South West Africa, gained its independence in March 1990. Namibia’s population is heading towards 3 million and has wide-open spaces, a rich diversity of culture, and plenty to see and do! Let’s look at the greatest wonders of…

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Botswana – Land vs Water based accommodation

Botswana – Land vs Water based accommodation

The republic of Botswana, previously known as Beachuanaland, before gaining their independence on the 30th of September 1966, is an extremely popular tourist destination, although slightly smaller than Texas their population is less than 2.5 million people. Most tourists flock to Botswana for their warm winters, hot summers and most…

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