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Behind The Scenes At The Natural History Museum

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A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get a glimpse at the insect collections, behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum, London.

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In Praise of the Little Guy

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Have you ever heard of the ‘Big 5’?

Supposedly the five African animals most difficult and dangerous to hunt on foot. Unfortunately, it’s more a marketing term aimed at tourists than anything else.

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Friday Photo: Telemetry

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Wildlife documentaries make finding wildlife look easy, I can assure you it’s not. Whilst in South Africa I had the chance to search for a radio collared lioness. To cut a long story short..

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Friday Photo: Lone Waterbuck

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As the name suggests, Waterbuck are heavily dependent on water, rarely venturing more than a few kilometers away from rivers or waterholes..

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Friday Photo: Zulu the orphaned Meerkat

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Say hi to Zulu, the orphaned Meerkat. His mother had been killed on a road, with Zulu left sitting on the verge. A kind passer-by brought him to..

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Friday Photo: Amazon from above

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This was my first view of the Amazon and it didn’t disappoint. I don’t deny many of the negative headlines of deforestation and biodiversity loss, but I can happily report..

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Friday Photo: Blue Wildebeest

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Yesterday, for the first time in two months, I woke up in frosty England, a world away from Africa. Having grown up in the urban wilderness of North Essex..

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10,000 hits and that Monday morning feeling

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It’s a Monday morning and I’ve got that all too infrequent Monday morning feeling; excitement..

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