International Pangolin Day

Pangolins, often referred to as “scaly anteaters,” are unique and fascinating creatures that play a crucial role in the ecosystems they inhabit. Despite their ecological significance, pangolins face numerous threats, including habitat loss and illegal wildlife trade, making them one of the most endangered species on the planet. We thought we’d answer some commonly asked […]

A Grumpy Customer

The Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer), is a formidable and iconic species of large herbivorous mammal native to Africa. Also referred to as the African buffalo, this robust creature is renowned for its imposing size, unpredictable behavior, and formidable appearance. Not the prettiest of Africa Big Five animals, but without doubt the most dangerous of […]

Summer Wonderland

Summer Safari in Southern Africa The festive season is one of the most popular times of the year to travel. People from Europe or America often associate this time of the year with snow and cold Christmas celebrations; it is quite the opposite down in Southern Africa. This is the peak of our summer, and people […]

Antelope across Africa

Africa is home to a diverse array of wildlife, and among its most captivating inhabitants are the various species of antelopes. Antelopes are herbivorous mammals belonging to the Bovidae family, and they exhibit a wide range of sizes, shapes, and behaviors. In this blog, we will delve into the world of African antelopes, highlighting their […]

Cheetah – Master of Speed

The cheetah stands as one of the most captivating and iconic big cats in the world. Known for its incredible speed and distinctive appearance, the cheetah has evolved numerous adaptations to thrive in its diverse habitats. Today is International Cheetah Day, and so we are going to have a look at some of these special […]

Kenya – An Asilia Experience

Private guide Ryan Johnston recently got the opportunity to explore some of Kenya’s most iconic destinations. Tag along as he share his experience of an East African adventure

The Big River Horse

Another one of Africa’s iconic animals, the hippopotamus, or better known as a hippo, is found throughout the continent wherever permanent water can be found. Known for its loud nasal snorts, wide gaping yawns, and beady eyes, all that visit Africa want to see one. To many people’s surprise, though, it is not easy to […]

The Big Six – Majestic Avians

We have all heard of the term “The Big 5 of Africa”, and this is something all tourists aim to see on their first trip to Africa. The original Big 5 were given to these animals (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo) as hunting a term. They were not the biggest of the mammals that […]

World Rhinoceros Day: A Call to Protect a Natural Tank

All of the worlds Rhinoceros species are under threat and it is up to make a difference and save them, World Rhino Day makes us aware of their plight and why these magnificent creatures should be preserved for generations to come.

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