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Unread postby Elsa » Thu Apr 20, 2006 3:27 pm

I am busy ploughing my way through my copy, bought yesterday and there is an awful lot of reading, but really fascinating and gives the views of the pro and anti culling brigade. Really brings home tho what an emotional and stirring issue this has become.
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Africa Geographic May Issue

Unread postby pardus » Sun May 28, 2006 2:26 pm

If you don't buy it - just look at this month's front page - you will not resist.

Very interesting article about Spotted Hyenas.

Page 12 : Info about the Emerging Tusker Project and also on the three night trail launched at Olifants - (we need a group of eight Forumers - anyone interested?)

Page 10 - Peter Piper - you will drool when you see this!

Page 34 - Nice one about the Otter trial.

And hopefully after this issue, we will be more informed about our consumption and waste of marine resources. :shock:

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Unread postby bert » Sun May 28, 2006 2:51 pm

And on page 66
How to manage wildlife in a small reserve
This a very important
Scientist and fieldworkers can be very specific in controlling numbers of game/predators

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Unread postby bert » Sun May 28, 2006 3:13 pm

I highly recommend African Geopgraphic to all who enjoy african wildlife and want to receive some insight info .

This mag goes beyond the nice pictures and the oohs and ahs
Is also very much about environment and conservation

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Unread postby madach » Mon May 29, 2006 7:13 am

The fisheagle shot is unbelievable. I have no doubt it would do very well in the major photo competitions like the BBC Wildlife Photo Awards.

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Unread postby bert » Mon May 29, 2006 9:40 am

madach wrote:The fisheagle shot is unbelievable. I have no doubt it would do very well in the major photo competitions like the BBC Wildlife Photo Awards.


The photographer in question has already won a place in the BBC wildlife as young photographer 8)

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Unread postby Salva » Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:52 am

apparently the photograph of the fish eagle caused quite a stir! several people voiced doubts about the authenticity because it is so impressive! They wonder if it was a "digital hoax"! Africa Geographic investigated and says this is not the case!
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Unread postby pardus » Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:06 pm

The war between the old and the new continues...at the end of the day, it was the image that delighted many people...

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Unread postby graemy » Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:58 pm

You really know how to wet one's appetite. Would love to see the photo...!!!

I might even get myself signed up to receive Africa Geographic, but in the meantime, who has a pic of the fish eagle..!!! (Won't get may's edition!)
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Africa Geographic : July Issue

Unread postby pardus » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:09 pm

A very informative article on animal diseases and especially about avian flu.

Some super stuff on cats, a new monkey found in Tanzania and a very tempting invite to the Outpost in the KNP Maluleke consession. On the crawley side, read about golden orb-web spiders and the humble but vital work of insects in the cycle of life.

Also of interest Ian Michler's article on new legislation on canned hunting.

As always, the front page is awesome, and this issue's is huggable and incredibly cute!

Happy reading

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Re: Africa Geographic : July Issue

Unread postby madach » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:58 pm

pardus wrote:...and a very tempting invite to the Outpost in the KNP Maluleke consession.

I spent a month in that area last November doing an EcoTraining course. Check my websiteif you'd like to see more pictures of the Makuleke (including the waterfalls featured in the article).

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Africa Geographic August Issue

Unread postby pardus » Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:46 pm

See our SANParks writing competition on page 19 and also read about the award given to Boulders Penguin Colony in CT on page 18.

Controversial topic - elephant rides are addressed in an article "On the back of Gaints".

Bat eared Foxes - I really don't know much about these creatures, but the article was enlightning - another woman in conservation doing a great job! (Sorry, need to get excited about women taking care of mother earth)

On page 38, an exciting over of the Peace Parks Foundation - check out Machampane Tented Camp in the Lebombo Mountains....

Changelings, page 26, babies are tough cookies from day one and page 30 brings good tidings about the wonder of water in nature. (And some pretty nice photographs to boot!)

I'm naughty now, but there's a mouthwatering model on page 9 that got me really exited....

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Unread postby Peter Betts » Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:35 pm

macho mouse wrote:After buying A G for the last couple of months I am seriously considering subscribing. It is a bit pricey as I already subscribe to National Geographic and Getaway. Non the less, I consider it so important to support magazines that promote the environment.


Have you seen it's specialist twin magazine Africa Birds and Birding ...Brilliant I subscribe to that instead.
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Special Africa Geographic Edition on Kruger

Unread postby pardus » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:54 pm

Wildlife Wonders of the Kruger National Park.All I can say is that the photography is superb - from the front page to the last page.

Page 25 is one of my favourites.

Not a lot of reading material inside, but the photographs will really do a few things; you will want to experience this beautiful Park, you will dust your camera for the 100th time (this year) and head off to take a few more pictures, or you will weep with utter longing and joy to have such a precious glimpse of heaven...

Enjoy!

There is also a special edition on birds, but as the magazines are a bit expensive IMHO but worth every cent, I will treat myself after month-end. The pictures I have seen after a quick page-through was excellent, and the Narina Trogon...well, one day I will have my own personal photograph of that... :wink:
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Re: Special Africa Geographic Edition on Kruger

Unread postby Salva » Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:20 pm

pardus wrote:Wildlife Wonders of the Kruger National Park.All I can say is that the photography is superb - from the front page to the last page.

Page 25 is one of my favourites.

Not a lot of reading material inside, but the photographs will really do a few things; you will want to experience this beautiful Park, you will dust your camera for the 100th time (this year) and head off to take a few more pictures, or you will weep with utter longing and joy to have such a precious glimpse of heaven...

Enjoy!


mindblowing photography! There is not one pic that isn't special! Saw it in Skukuza shop and immediatly! my favourite is the fish eagle with the prey between its claws but unno what page it is.
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