As a child, you may have heard that a leopard “has lots of spots”. But of course we all know now that, despite the catchy song, this big cat’s marking is actually called a ‘rosette’ and has a specific purpose: to imitate the shifting shadows of trees and help the leopard blend in with the bush. For more on leopards and to view some incredible photographs, click here: http://ow.ly/quUL30dRusZ.
It’s amazing what you can do with a smartphone these days! We are looking for a really striking photograph taken in Africa using an iPhone for our Parting Shot column. The image should be portrait and should be really eye-catching. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your submissions.
Ever wondered what an afternoon river safari on the Chobe River has to offer? Well wonder no more! Here is a 50 second video clip of an afternoon river safari with Chobe Game Lodge to give you a taste of what this beautiful region has to offer. With the peak of the dry season setting in, the elephant sightings along the Chobe River are exceptional at the moment.