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Are you laughing at me?

For many years Spotted hyenas were disdainfully regarded as mere scavengers and, as late the as the 1920s were, like most predators, shot as vermin, even in National Parks. What a pity then that people did not pay more attention the words of the famous hunter and explorer Frederick Courtney Selous, who in his book, […]

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The Bite of a Black Mamba

Fake news is a popular term these days but in reality it has been around as long as humans. It used to be known as disinformation, rumour or even simply as lies. But call it what you will, no snake in Africa has been the subject of fake news more than the Black mamba. Everyone, […]

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