In July 2021, a film team, organized by the German Hunting Association (www.jadgverband.de) together with the German delegation of the Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (www.cic-wildlife.de), visited our Dzoti hunting concession in the Zambezi region in northeastern Namibia. In various interviews, for example with Smith Sheketo and Annedia Limbo, members of the Dzoti Conservancy Committee, and Hentie van Heerden, an...
After long dry spells with very little or sometimes no rain, open water become scarce and might disappear. This is a major influencing factor for wildlife in Africa but especially in an arid country like Namibia.
The 2 photos are showing the same Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata – Affenbrotbaum) and damage done to the tree by elephants. This kind of damage is common in areas where a high elephant population occurs. The damage to the tree species is to such an extent that the tree is highly threatened and disappearing slowly.
Small family herd of elephants passing in front of our Dzoti hunting camp with a big flock of locusts flying by.
Found this old boy this afternoon. He seems to have passed of natural causes. Fascinating to imagine where he has wandered around over the past 14+ years of which he managed to evade us for the last 10 years.
This monster from the Nkasa Rupara National Park is in the habit of visiting Dzoti conservancy every now and then. He sneaks in very quietly, arrogantly takes down the biggest cattle oxen and bulls that was not penned up during the night, eats his fill and pulls back into the swampy reed landscape.