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The African wild dog is known by many names, including the Cape hunting dogs, the painted dogs, painted wolves, and the African hunting dogs, among others. However, the scientific name for the African wild dog is Lycaon pictus, which means…
We have curated this ultimate guide to a African Safari to help you make the right destination choices in terms of your expectations, experiences and our camps.
It doesn’t end there. Did you know that there is a list of safari animals categorised as the “ugly 5?” These species may be ugly in appearance, but they play a significant role in the ecosystems found in Southern Africa. The African bush, simply would not be the same without them.
The Little 5 is a group small mammals and insects that are related to the Big Five by their names and physical characteristics. We’ve described each of them in this blog.
Planning an African safari is simply incomplete without experiencing the Big 5 of wildlife in Southern Africa. This includes the African lion, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros.
Chobe National Park is a wildlife sanctuary that lies in the North Eastern corner Botswana. This area, which combines multiple ecosystems and habitats, is well worth adding to any Botswana safari.