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Rooihartbees Hunt 2016

Waiting next to the road, at Maroelasfontein Hunting Farm just outside Modimolle, for the rest of the hunting party to arrive, I started thinking about the Rooihartbees that I missed out on the previous year. What if it rained again? What if they didn’t come in to feed? What if…?

With these questions running through my mind the expectation for [...]


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Tracking Poachers with Camera Traps

The alarming rate of poaching in South Africa is now warranting larger and larger budgets being made available to clamp down on the rate at which these poachers are slaughtering SA's rhino population. The increasing plight of the rhino is now also attracting attention to the common poaching of many, many other of our animal species. 

The fight [...]


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Video: Cheetah chases prey into a vehicle window in Kruger

Visitors to the Kruger National Park had the great fortune of watching a pair of cheetahs in the midst of their hunt of a heard of impalas. They chas the impala across the road a few times before the buck spotted a clever hiding spot from the predator on its tail... Watch the video below to see the impala dive for cover through the window of som [...]


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Geo-tag your photos and videos with the i-GotU GPS Logger

Cameras seem to have reached a point where the quality is as good as it can get (hopefully we're wrong on this!) so now a lot of the manufacturers have turned their focus to including a heap of extra features to ensure that their camera is better than their competitors. One of the features which some camera brands have played around with is incl [...]


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Affordable Satellite Phone

If you're a regular traveller out to remote areas of the Kalahari desert, Lake Kariba or even some of the more remote areas of Kruger then you may be thinking about getting a satellite phone just in case you may need to call for help and Vodacom isn't playing ball. The Spot satellite powered phone might just be your answer. 

The Spot phone is abou [...]


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