Posts Tagged: wildlife

Travel
Next time you’re tempted to pet a lion cub…
June 1, 2015
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Update, 1 June 2015: The recent Lion Park tragedy makes me so angry.  I can’t even explain how outraged I am that these human-predator interactions continue and that are still promoted by our tourism industry. It’s no coincidence that places like the Lion Park have had multiple attacks on visitors. Of course we can lay blame on the […]
Travel
Introducing the Marine Big 5
November 1, 2013
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We’ve all heard of the Big 5, but did you know that South Africa  is also home to the Marine Big 5?  The term Marine Big 5 originated in Gansbaai in the Western Cape and refers to the prolific populations of whales, dolphins, seals, penguins and sharks that can be found in this region along the […]
Africa Travel
What not to do when you’re on safari
May 14, 2013
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Here’s another Kruger video that’s going viral, this time for all the wrong reasons. The video shows a drunk man charging an elephant in a game reserve. Can’t believe this man was so stupid. Even more annoying are his idiot friends cheering him on in the background. He’s lucky he escape with his life. Sadly, it […]
Travel
Dreaming of Rwanda
April 5, 2013
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TRAVEL WARNING: Watching this video can induce wanderlust.     I  love sharing beautifully shot travel videos that inspire my wanderlust. This Rwanda video, by Mammoth.tv definitely checks those boxes. I came across it last year, and meant to share it but it slipped my mind until now. In summer of 2012, Mammoth spent two […]
Travel
Close encounter with a great white shark – next viral video for South Africa?
March 25, 2013
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  Will the video of a great white shark getting its head into a shark diving cage in Gansbaai be the next big viral video on Youtube for South Africa? If you haven’t seen it check it out below, pretty scary stuff!   In the video, the huge great white shark totally ignores the bait and […]