Botswana

Botswana Elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. However, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism, Kitso Mokaila now proposes elephant ‘cropping’. Having

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Elephant Poaching

Elephant poaching on the increase in Botswana.

Elephant poaching on the increase in Botswana. Recently the carcass of a 40-year old elephant bull was found in Ngamiland, northern Botswana, partly covered with still green Mopane bushes and half of its skull hacked away by poachers to remove its tusks. The bull was killed during full moon two days earlier.

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Botswana. – Our experiences are enhanced by the people we meet, the guides that bring the areas to life and the many rich lessons we take during our time with them. This is Dennis, who

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Botswana. – The Mokoro of dug-out canoe has become the iconic symbol of the Okavango Delta and I now know why.  Originally, the only form of transport for fishing and transporting people and goods around the channels,

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Botswana. – The Cape Buffalo have a reputation for being extremely dangerous, especially when wounded, earning them a place among the Big 5. As a species they thrive in the Okavango Delta, opt to stay close

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Botswana. – A beautiful female impala shows us her distinct markings, as though carefully painted on. Although most commonly sighted on many southern African game drives, they should not be overlooked, but rather admired for

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Botswana. – The plains zebra, also known as the common zebra or Burchell’s zebra – named after the British explorer and naturalist William John Burchell – is the most common and geographically ranges from the south of

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Botswana. – An unusual privileged sighting, the lechwe (Kobus leche), or southern lechwe, endemic to wetlands of Botswana. Read: Botswana’s Okavango Delta. With Desert & Delta and #FlyAirlink and for more on how to get there have a

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Botswana. – An elephant approaches a tree near Camp Xakanaxa in the Moremi Game Reserve. Read: Botswana’s Okavango Delta. With Desert & Delta and #FlyAirlink and for more on how to get there have a

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Botswana. – Beyond my African dreams, I joined Airlink Airlines to experience the rich offerings of Botswana Okavango Delta, flying their Cape Town to Maun service before taking a light aircraft transfer from there into

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