Articles: African Safari

January 1 2021

Sir David Attenborough Is Optimistic But We Must Take Action Now for the Planet

Many naturalists and biologists warned us about an impending pandemic, due to our increasingly close and often forced interactions with the wild world. Nowhere is this more evident than in so called ‘wet markets’ of the Far East, where species who would never, ever associate in the wild (as they live in different parts of…

November 16 2020

We Need To Cooperate More

Warthogs receive spa treatment, and banded mongoose get lunch. Cooperation – we need more symbiotic relationships.

February 4 2020

Real Beach Boys Wilson and Jardine Protest Beach Boys Appearance at Trophy Hunting Convention

Beach Boys founding members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine alerted fans that they have nothing whatsoever to do with an appearance by a version of the Beach Boys fronted by cofounder Mike Love, appearing at a trophy-hunting convention of the Safari Club International where Donald Trump Jr. will be the keynote speaker February 5 to 8 in Reno, N…

April 29 2019

Big Game Hunting Quietly Supported by Trump Administration

While Sir David Attenborough and Charles Prince of Wales just announced renewed efforts to move to heal the planet and save species; the Trump administration has quietly moved to allow big game hinting and to allow for import big game trophies, including elephant tusks and lion hides, according to the New York Times and others.…

September 24 2017

Celebrate World Gorilla Day: Beat Your Chest

World Gorilla Day September 24 celebrates us…or at least a species very close to us. First the good news: The Mountain Gorilla species are holding their own, even gradually building on their numbers in places. They are the only great ape species (all are endangered) that can make that claim. That is solely because of…

August 8 2017

Bowling for Rhinos: Steve Dale's Other World Podcast

It’s said that there’s a podcast about everything, but this might be the first podcast in the history of podcasts that describes the five remaining rhinoceros species in detail, and is all about what you can do to help the plight of these beleaguered species by Bowling for Rhinos. Listen HERE as I am joined…

December 29 2016

Species Survival, Future is Questionable in 2017

2017 may be a make-or-break year for many species. Cheetah numbers have become so small that genetic diversity is quickly disappearing, leading to disease and other problems. Some species are so small in number, they can’t find one another to reproduce. For example, Javan rhinos (the most threatened of the five rhino species) have only about…

November 24 2016

Power of Puppies

We have puppies to be thankful for. Puppies (and kittens) can fix our world! Share this video to help homeless animals.  #Powerofpuppies  

November 2 2016

Why Fear Free Makes for Happier, Healthier Pets

I’m kind of screaming about this topic because I care so much about it – the idea is called Fear Free. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta agrees that pets don’t need to be fearful of veterinary visits.  Most pet owners have become accepting of techniques which only increase a pet’s fear, anxiety and stress….and sometimes…

August 12 2016

World Elephant Day

Pack your trunks – it’s World Elephant Day. Because they require so much space, the ability to travel and carry valuable tusks  – habitat needs and poaching for ivory pose an enormous risk to wild African and Asian elephants.  In places, this intelligent and social species is under enormous pressure. The Elephant Reintroduction Foundation is…

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