Animals

Don’t live in fear, it’s completely fine to go back in the water

sharks are not dangerous

This is the time of year where it’s unavoidable to avoid articles warning beachgoers about the perils of swimming in the ocean. You’ll see clickbait articles that reference “HUGE” and “JUST FEET AWAY” trying to scare you. It’s important to remember in the midst of the media frenzy that sharks are not dangerous as once…

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Why It’s Time To Start Worrying About The Rhino

Two White Rhino Grazing

Recent news about the rhino poaching has been swarming the media, but much of it inaccurate or incomplete. Rhino conservation is an issue that if isn’t addressed will soon be a concern of the past. During my recent trip to South Africa, I was able to glean some information from our game reserve driver and…

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A One Armed Monkey Stole My Egg

A One Armed Monkey Stole My Egg

I absolutely love animals, but truth be told I have never liked monkeys. I understand that they can be charming and can even take photos, but I have yet to have found the Abu to my Aladdin. The little guys are agile, toothy, and extremely unpredictable, and can change their opinions of you in a…

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How We Can Help Stop Elephant Poaching

How You Can Stop Elephant Poaching

If you are anything like me you have Googled “how to save the rhinos”, “how to help save elephants” and “How can we stop elephant poaching?” as well as similar phrases many a long night. Ever since I can remember I have daydreamed about protecting endangered or threatened species but without a clear way of…

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Kruger Park: Searching for the Big Five in Africa

Searching For The Big Five in Africa

South Africa’s Big Five South Africa is home to some of the most dangerous, spectacular, and endangered species on the planet. Among them are some of South Africa’s biggest draws, the Big Five, which are the lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, rhino and elephant. During a time where South Africa was exploited for its natural resources…

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