Posts by Jel Gueco/ Africa Wild Trails Blog Writer

What to Wear on an African Adventure

What to Wear On An African Adventure - Cut off image of boots and trousers suitable for African Adventure

Going on an African venture is something that is a once in a lifetime experience for a lot of people. This is the reason why the correct clothing is so important. Everyone has different tastes and depending on what type of trip you’re going on, your kit selection may also vary. This is the reason…

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5 Fast Facts About Leopards

While leopards can be found in many countries in Africa, a sighting of this awe-inspiring animal never ceases to be an amazing experience, even for wildlife environmentalists. Its beautiful spotted coat and its graceful movements hold a contained power that is unique from other big cats. A few weeks ago, the Africa Wild Trails team…

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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?

The bold black and white patterns that swathe a zebra’s coat is nothing short of amazing. While it was previously believed that zebras were white animals with black stripes and underbellies, it has since been concluded that zebras are black with white stripes. This same iconic design has inspired many theories that speculate why zebras…

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Tracking GPS Collar Use in Wildlife Conservation

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There are various methods wildlife environmentalists employ to strengthen conservation efforts. No one way could single-handedly win the battle against illegal poaching in the same way there isn’t a single solution to climate change. One device that is used in wildlife conservation is the tracking collar. But what is a tracking collar? A tracking collar…

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Technology in Conservation: How Are Drones Helping?

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Technology has enabled many conveniences that help us in our daily lives.  One of these innovations that has many applications is drone technology. But do you know that drones could also be used to support wildlife conservation efforts? What is a Drone? A drone is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or UAV. It is also referred…

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