Author Archives for Pat Dewil

This is South Africa


Baboons are wonderful mothers.

But sometimes the mothering can get a little physical!


Beauty and the beast. But rhinos are pretty special too!


Another safari………….

which means another flight over the marvellous Zambezi.  


Saved from certain death

On a recent trip to Mana Pools in the Zambezi Valley in…


Leopards love warthogs!

Leopards love warthog as a meal, and one of the techniques they…


The wonders of the Serengeti migration

Our Tanzania migration safaris have been hugely successful this season and guest…


The inquisitiveness of leopards

This young male in Zambia came across a very rare pangolin –…


Lionizing Cecil Makes Us Feel Good, But a Trophy Hunting Ban Will Accelerate Slaughter

If you fly over parts of Tsavo today—and I challenge anyone to…


Male lion dispute

Male lion territory protection is an integral part of the life of…


The Tragedy of Cecil

When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured…


A brave Buffalo stands up to a Lion Pride!

Valentine’s Day at Londolozi wasn’t what Peter and Bessie Flewwelling had in…


Do you like your rhinos canned or wild?

Are South Africa’s respected conservation authorities intent for some reason on shipping…


The incredible moment a leopard leaps from a tree to snare a spot of lunch.


A Big Mistake

A remarkable situation! Elephants are the most intelligent of creatures but sometimes they…


Victoria Falls Hotel – the history

The Victoria Falls Hotel owes its existence to the arrival of the…


Head into the clouds! The Kirstenbosch “Boomslang”!

Head into the clouds – on the Kirstenbosch walkway. It may not…


Namibian elephant in farmlands subject of hunting debate

According to an article recently published in The Namibian a bull elephant has been…


Elephants Without Borders

Written by: Kelly Landen on behalf of Elephants Without Borders A young bull…


Anti-poaching story goes viral in China

A newspaper story about the impact of the ivory trade has gone…