Fourth leopard at 80

By Peter Feuerle The leopard cannot be seen if he does not want to be seen, and that makes hunting him the perfect hunt. If you want a realistic chance to shoot a leopard, you must make him come to you, which means hunting over bait, or following a pack of hounds. An...

Return to Namibia’s Otjozondjupa District

By Rick Hobert at ElandPro Safaris It’s 31 May 2021, about 2.30 a.m. somewhere over the north Atlantic bound for Frankfurt, Germany on the first leg of my trip. I’m sitting here wide awake and can’t sleep. I started thinking about what had led me to this point in...

October newsletter

Trophy Shipping – Know your Facts With the sun setting slowing on this year’s African season which, by all accounts, has been just what we needed, attention moves to the trophies. How is the processing and mounting getting along? Then, it’s getting them shipped...

Hunter Profile: Archie Landals

I was born in Edmonton, Alberta Canada in 1945. I guess that makes me a city kid, but we were never far from the country. Although Edmonton is home to almost 1.5 million people today, it was only 100,000 when I was growing up. When walking out the back door we were...

Taxidermist Feature: Marakalalo

Company Name: Krugertaxidermy t/a Marakalalo (Pty) Ltd. Contact: (Owner/Manage) Kruger Human Physical Address: 21 Stormavenue, Bainsvlei, Bloemfontein, Free State Province, South Africa Tel Office: +27 (0) 649382563 Mobile: +27 (0)834478132 Contact Email:...

International Vulture Awareness Day 4 September 2021

Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas where they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure, and some species are facing extinction. The ‘IVAD’ has grown from awareness days run by the...