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Photo of the Day #4

It is extremely difficult to take photos of wildlife, especially while on safari in a bus that seats about 50, bouncing up and down and nearly being thrown out of the window.   258 more words



A while back, I wrote a post about a magic tree. A magic penis tree. It was, of course, not really magic at all. It just had such strange, unlikely fruit that it some odd beliefs got attached to it. 1,176 more words


African Conservation on Pinterest by Alison Nicholls

As we all know, there are many, many, many social media sites. One of my favorites is Pinterest, because it is image based. I have a number of boards, including this one about African Conservation. 67 more words

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Like a scene straight out of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

So, in Uganda I had an apocalyptic moment where hoards of termites (flying), moths and every other horrible bug imaginable came pouring in under my door and through the windows and even up through my bug net – literally hundreds, possibly thousands (thousands could be a slight exaggeration, but that’s what it felt like). 500 more words


About to Move - a Leopard from Botswana. Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Any second now this leopard will get up and cross the dry riverbed.

Any second now I should get up, go across the hall to my studio and see if my latest wash of paint (lemon yellow) is dry. 44 more words

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Gorilla fund

A tribute to Dian Fossey.

Up close and personal with Critically Endangered mountain gorillas and the people who protect them.


African People & Wildlife Fund at Baltusrol by Alison Nicholls

Here I am at the African People & Wildlife Fund (APW) Spring Benefit at Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey, with Dr Laly Lichtenfeld of APW and Alison Jones of No Water No Life. 177 more words

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