Taxidermist profile: Hunters Heart Taxidermy

Contact: (Owner/Manager): Ruan Viljoen Physical Address: 2 Nywerheid Avenue, Kuruman, 8460 Tel Office: +27 72 057 1235 Mobile: +27 72 057 1235 info@huntersheart.africa www.huntersheart.africa/home Tell us a little about your operation How it started &...

Taxidermist profile – Frank Zitz

Taxidermy is my life I got into the industry when I was quite young as I had worked for a furrier when I was just a boy.  I had always been interested in taxidermied animals, and first started when I used a mail order from the back of a hunting magazine for a...

Book review – Horn of the Hunter

By Ken Bailey An admitted novice big game hunter, Robert Ruark went on an African safari for the first time ostensibly on medical orders; his doctor advised that a year’s rest would serve him well and Ruark decided that recommendation would be the impetus to...

An encounter with black-backed jackals

 By Frank Berbuir It is 4 o´clock this morning when my alarm clock jolts me out of my sleep, my dreams, and makes me aware to get up, take a shower, and slip into my Sniper Africa Camo clothes. Outside it is still dark, quite and peaceful when I close the door of my...

Respect

By Martin Pieters The dust swirled in the midday heat of the Zambezi Valley, as we lay motionless behind a small outcrop of black rock that reflected its heat towards us. Shade was sparse apart from a clump of green about 15 meters ahead. This was directly in line of...

Worried About Environmental Impact of Air Travel?

You have probably heard some environmental activists going on about how air travel is ‘bad’ because it might cause global warming? And were you starting to think that perhaps your trip to Africa to hunt on the great continent was a bit of a naughty thing...