Super Tuskers need our help – (just your signature will make a huge impact for these elephants!)

If you are ready, here is the link to sign the petition to the President of Tanzania.To jump ahead - go here for the "LINKS" sectiongo here to

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Lions extinct in the wild by 2050? Is that the fate we want for them?

Note:   All the images in this blog and all of my blogs are animals in the wild unless specifically noted.   This article talks about captive lions

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2023 Year in Review and 2024 Plans

2023 was another intense year of travel with 159 days traveling.    In addition to those days out of my home state, I spent many days and nights

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African Jacana carries its babies

I've seen African Jacanas many many times and never quite understood why my driver guides were always so excited when seeing one.They aren't rare but they are cool.

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The lions and the Hippo

People often ask me why I continue to go back to Africa and on safari...or more specifically, why I keep going back to the Maasai Mara.It's an easy

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The Elephant Whisperer Book Review

I don't remember who told me the story or when I first heard it, but it must have been several years ago. The story of a man who

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A Lion’s Dilemma: Witnessing the Complex Behavior of an Older Male Lion Who Reluctantly Shares A Kill with Two Other Males

- From:  Namiri Plains, Serengeti National Park, TanzaniaFrom a distance, my driver spotted 2 male lions walking across the plains.   Through the binoculars, they looked like stunning

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Leatherback Turtles Nesting in Gabon

As I stroll along the sandy shore, the soft grains of sand shift beneath my toes. The ocean stretches out before my eyes, its surface rippling and glinting

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Complexe Hotelier de la Sabliere – Hotel in Libreville Gabon Review

I usually like to plan out the details of my trip and research any new destinations before departing from home, but this time I was unable to do

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2022 recap and 2023 plans

(Lots of pictures at the end of the article)2022!   What a year.  It was full of travel and some life changes.Holly, the last of my dogs was

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