Tag: africa

This Herd of Buffalo Stumble Too Close to a Lurking Pride
The Only Water on Earth Without Life

The Only Water on Earth Without Life

By Micah Moen 100 Comments February 11, 2020

♪♪♪ Wherever there’s water on Earth, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll find life. Like, even in the driest part of the Atacama Desert in South America, single-celled organisms live in rocks that extract water from the air. And in Japanese hot springs, there are microbes that survive an acidity on par with battery […]

Wildebeest | Amazing Animals

Wildebeest | Amazing Animals

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 10, 2020

NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE…“AMAZING ANIMALS”!NUMBER 51…THE AMAZING WILDEBEEST!AND THEY HAVE ANOTHER NAME…WILDEBEEST: YEAH, WHO GNU?NARRATOR: THAT’S RIGHT…GNU, HOW DID YOU KNOW?WILDEBEEST: I JUST GNU IT!NARRATOR: WILDEBEEST ARE MOST FAMOUS FOR THEIRMIGRATION THROUGH THESE PARTS OF AFRICA.THIS, IS THE LARGEST LAND MAMMAL MIGRATION IN THE WORLD!GROUP: DO WE REALLY HAVE TO DO […]

Lions Mating – 4K African wildlife video, wild animals on safari

Lions Mating – 4K African wildlife video, wild animals on safari

By Micah Moen 12 Comments February 8, 2020

[PLEASE LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE] A pair of lions can mate fifty times a day while the lioness is in oestrus The pair will mate for four to five days The big male stands up to show he is ready to mate The lioness sprays scent indicating she is receptive They walk a short distance from […]

HIGH KEY WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – getting it right first time. PHOTO TIP #4. Canon 80D DSLR.

HIGH KEY WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – getting it right first time. PHOTO TIP #4. Canon 80D DSLR.

By Micah Moen 2 Comments February 7, 2020

Good afternoon. I am Charl from Pangolin Photo Safaris and we are here again in the Chobe National Park. So, we are out on the river again this afternoon and at the moment the light is a bit harsh. We are still waiting for the good light, so we’re going to see what we can […]

Kicking Goals for Wildlife

Kicking Goals for Wildlife

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 31, 2020

>>If you thought buying beads to help save zebra was weird, how about playing soccer to protect Oryx? These are two of the unique ways Zoos Victoria is working with the Melako community in Northern Kenyan to protect wildlife. The Melako Conservancy covers 330,000 hectares of arid rangelands and it’s home to many species including […]

Wildlife Photographer Marlon du Toit Captured Images of the Real-Life Lion “Scar”

Wildlife Photographer Marlon du Toit Captured Images of the Real-Life Lion “Scar”

By Micah Moen 51 Comments January 31, 2020

-Thank you for coming on the show. -Thank you for having me. Absolute privilege. -Now, you grew up in South Africa and live there now? -I did, yes. I grew up in the northern parts of South Africa, in a small town called Phalaborwa. I just grew up with a love for nature. I’d spend […]

Earth from Space: Lake George

Earth from Space: Lake George

By Micah Moen 10 Comments January 31, 2020

Hi I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and you’re watching Earth from Space from the ESA web TV Studios. Today, Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over Lake George in western Uganda. This equatorial lake covers an area of around 250 sq km and has an average depth of around 2.4 m. Lake George is fed by a complex system […]

Official Preview | Hippos: Africa’s River Giants | NATURE | PBS

Official Preview | Hippos: Africa’s River Giants | NATURE | PBS

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 25, 2020

this is considered the most dangerous animal in Africa but there’s more to hippos than they’re cranky demeanor they are land beasts that spend most of their time in water they weigh around two tons but can sprint faster than a human and they are protective parents go beneath the surface and meet Africa’s River […]

On a mission to save the wildlife of Maasai Mara

On a mission to save the wildlife of Maasai Mara

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 24, 2020

Africa has lost some 95 percent of it’s iconic mammals, like elephants, rhinos, lions and cheetah, just over the last few generations. And the little that’s left depends on isolated land areas, like islands, without the necessary corridors for the animals to move. One such land area is unmatched, the Maasai Mara of Kenya combined […]