In this episode of the Wild Lives podcast, wildlife icon Dr Jane Goodall shares her favourite stories of life in the field, how to save the environment in the age of climate change, and shares her simple tips for making a difference.
As poaching decimates wildlife populations across Africa, heroic people are stepping up to intervene – including the Black Mambas, the world’s first women’s only anti-poaching unit, who patrol and protect South Africa’s Balule Nature Reserve. Through their surveillance and sophisticated monitoring techniques, the Mambas are the first line of defence in the war against poaching […]
Is the Great White Shark an indiscriminate killing machine, or is this ocean predator simply misunderstood? Marine biologist Kelly Baker has spent years working with South Africa’s sharks, and in this episode of the Wild Lives podcast she sets the record straight.
In this episode of the Wild Lives by Faunographic podcast we chat to Andre Bauma, a legendary ranger, guide and wildlife rescuer who has devoted his life to caring for the mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park, in the Congo.
In this podcast, legendary big cat expert Dr Laurie Marker shares the fascinating tales of her life with cheetahs in both Namibia and her early days in the Unites States.
Whoever said, “Blue and green should never be seen” should stop being so judgey and get to Zanzibar, stat. Wherever you look, there’s proof these colours are at their best when they’re working together – here, lush green jungle meets dazzling aqua sea meets deep blue sky. The wildlife is easy on the eye, […]
Ever wondered how a pro shoots winner after winner… while you fire off 40 shots just to get one keeper? Snap! Here, iconic photographer, Nat Geo Explorer, Emmy-award winning doco maker and TED talker Beverly Joubert reveals her recipe for the perfect wildlife photo. Fauno: What’s the difference between a good wildlife photo and an incredible one? […]
From the Serengeti to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania lays out plenty of click-bait for the wildlife photog… but nothing fills a memory card like a trip to Tarangire National Park, in the country’s north. The reserve is famous for its asparagus-coloured wetlands, bright red earth and abundant wildlife, including plenty of friendly eles. It’s no hassle to […]
Anyone who’s seen footage of the annual Great Wildebeest Migration has at least “penciled in” a Serengeti adventure. And no wonder – between July and October around 1.2 million wildebeests, 750,000 zebras and hundreds of thousands of other plains creatures pass through the area, hungry big cats hot on their hooves, before heading […]
Reading Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s autobiography, I’m so mesmerised by the way she makes friends with wild elephants and outsmarts poachers that I decide I’ll track her down if ever I find myself in Nairobi. And then I find myself in Nairobi. And then I (sort of) track her down. Allow me to explain… In her […]