Package for you! Wonder what it can be?

English Translation Package for you! Wonder what it can be? A mounted rain forest elephant being delivered yesterday at the Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town. It is one

Hippopotamus – a Curious and Clever Beast

The late Dr. Lucas Potgieter read and commented on many of my articles before they went off to editors or publishers. He was often my litmus test as to whether

The Legend Of Welverdiend

Written by Marinda Groenewald as told to her by Dewald Joubert and translated by Peter Flack with permission of the author If a person wakes in the middle of the

Last Nile Buffalo in Dati

Have you ever had a premonition? I have. The strongest one was on the way to catch a plane to Tanzania – the plane was going to crash! The feeling

“B” is for Big Botswana Bulls

I came to elephant hunting quite late as, for about ten years or so, I was stuck in a rut. Buffalo were my passion – some said obsession – and,

Problem Animal Control in Tunisia or Tackling the Barbary Wild Boar

Many years ago I accompanied a man that was to become my boss on his first buffalo hunt. He was not as fit as he should have been nor as

Geoff Smith’s 100 Pounder

I met Geoff Smith, for the first time, when I returned from Wall Street to take up my position as the youngest and most junior partner at Bowman Gilfillan &

How I Found my Hundred Pounder

Is there an animal that you dream about hunting? Can you see yourself in the dream? There you are, exhausted, sweat stained, unshaven and burnt a rough, raw, reddish brown

“The” African Rifle

I am not a fundi on hunting rifles. I did not have a grandfather, father or older brother to teach me so, on the one hand, most of what I

The Taxonomy of African Game Animals

There are no rules, or so it may appear. That’s right, when it comes to establishing whether an animal is a new species or subspecies, there are no comprehensive, hard