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Flashback Friday – Last Minute Leopard


Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the extensive Safari archives and dust off a gem from one of our past issues. This week, we travel to Zimbabwe and a long and challenging hunt for leopard. This story originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1988 issue of Safari Magazine. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Last Minute Leopard

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Flashback Friday – Believe It!


Editor’s Note: On Friday we reach back into the Safari archives and dust off a gem from the past. This time we join Wayne Van Zwoll on a kudu hunt in Blaauwkrantz in South Africa, where thorns, thick brush, and elusive game make for a challenging hunt. This article first appeared in the November/December 2009 issue of Safari Magazine. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Believe It!

Flashback Friday – When the Hunters Become the Hunted


safari-cvr-may-june-2003Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the extensive Safari archives and dust off a gem from one of our past issues. This week, we tag along on a hunt in Africa for Cape buffalo and a very dangerous encounter with a trophy of a lifetime. This article first appeared in the May/June 2003 issue of Safari Magazine.

The black tip of a lion’s tail lashed above the tall, dry grass 20 yards ahead of me. I stood waiting for a chance to shoot. Nearby, to our left, the lion’s twin crouched, roaring repeatedly. Continue reading Flashback Friday – When the Hunters Become the Hunted

Flashback Friday – Lions in the Darkness


safarimagMA1998Editor’s Note: On Friday we reach back into the Safari archives and dust off a gem from the past. Today we share the visceral excitement of a large pride of lions stalking the hunter and his PH in a reed blind in Zimbabwe. This article first appeared in the March/April 1998 issue of Safari Magazine.

It is in darkness, within a hunting blind, in a remote part of Zimbabwe, and an intense Continue reading Flashback Friday – Lions in the Darkness