• Meet Zulu and help this magnificent cheetah to live in the wild

    Zulu was orphaned at a young age and raised by a loving family in their home on a game ranch in Zululand, South Africa. The family that raised him realised that he is now too old to continue to be raised in their home and deserved a chance to be returned to the wild. They […]

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  • New and exciting conservation experience on safari in South Africa

    One of the biggest Big 5 private Game Reserves in the Western Cape has introduced two new conservation activities for guests – the cheetah experience and rhino tracking.  Become a Game Ranger for a day and join the passionate team of conservationist tracking Rhino and cheetah using telemetry.  Situated in South Africa’s Garden Route, one […]

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  • Conservation Safari: Track leopards and cheetahs in Namibia

    Namibia is not only a beautiful country but also a pioneer when it comes to conservation. In December, the Elela Africa team embarked on a quest for new exciting and sustainable tour ideas as well as for Namibia’s frequently mentioned cheetahs. After a three hour drive north of Windhoek, we find what we were looking […]

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  • Hyenas have taken over a ghost town in the Namib Desert

    In Namibia, hyenas have taken over a ghost town and abandoned mines in the Lüderitz area of the southern Namib Desert. Pictures show the brown hyenas slipping in and out of buildings as well as taking strolls around the abandoned town. A hyena taking a nap in what used to be a casino, another one […]

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