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Honey badger kills and feeds on Porcupine

The spoils of victory. The excitement of spotting your first leopard and the thrill of being part of a pride of lions bringing down their prey, usually overshadow the smaller more secretive members of our bushveld society that are only seen for a fleeting moment before scuttling off to hide in the thickets nearby. Secretive animals by nature, the honey badger and the porcupine are mammals rarely seen acting out their survival rituals and so much is still to be learned about their habits. Early one cold winter’s morning, as we bumbled.... read more

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We were lucky enough to video this python swallowing a newly born impala in Moremi, Botswana, at the end of November. I ... read more

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The leopards of Rajasthan

Cats of the dawn Words by Colin SounessPhotography by Nicky SilberbauerBlackness turned first to gloom and then to pale blue. Soon papayaorange painted the dusty skies of the east as morning crept gently upupon the world, climbing the back of the hill on which we sat. A drybut green land of fields, parched riverbeds and impossibly sculptedgranite hills lay spread out around us, slowly opening its colours tothe sky as the sun broke the horizon. Pink rocks, orange soils andprecipitously green crop plantations prepared themselves for anotherday of the.... read more

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