Seeing drivers chase or crowd the wildlife for the benefit of a good view, is saddening. If this continues, we may no longer be able to enjoy these animals in their true element. We are grateful our camp and guide respect this beautiful ecosystem. It has never been more important to pick a safari experience carefully.
The infamous Big Five - the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo - are all incredibly special creatures to see in the wild. Thanks to a rich water supply from the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta, Botswana is one landlocked African gem that can almost guarantee a glimpse of some, if not all, of these legendary animals. You just need to know where to look...
Half an hour later, we approach the Conservancy border and there they are: a pack of 16 dogs. We watch quietly from a distance
Dip into Sri Lanka's rich, wonderful and varied wildlife on the trip of a lifetime across jungle, grasslands and ocean.
When you think of rhinos - horns, poaching and Africa - are probably conjured in your mind's eye and that's hardly surprising
This is Bamurru Plains, a peaceful idyll on the Mary River floodplains in Australia's Northern Territory. With the famous red escarpment of Kakadu National Park to the east and dramatic cascades of Litchfield to the southwest, it's an overlooked region.
If you (and your children) have always dreamed of seeing some of these iconic predators in the wild, there is now a surprising choice of accessible - and safe - family wildlife holidays available. Here are four of the best places to go.
The death of Cecil the lion has caused global public outrage, the like of which has never been seen before. On World Lion Day it is also important to remember the many thousands of lions whose welfare, and perhaps very existence, remain under threat from the unethical tourism taking place in Africa today.
Leopards are beautiful, elegant creatures. One of the "big five" in the feline family, leopards survive in the wild through their ability to camouflage and blend in seamlessly with their surroundings. Unlike its sisters, the white lion and the cheetah, the leopard is very hard to find on safari despite being abundant in numbers.
A safari park in Japan has opened up a elephantine swimming pool for its resident pachyderms. The attraction was established