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Tactics For The “Tiny Ten”

Every continent has its “small big game.” We have brockets, Asia has muntjacs and mouse deer, Europe has roebuck, and so forth, but no continent is so enriched as Africa with its profusion of pygmy antelopes. Continue reading Tactics For The “Tiny Ten”

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The “Monster” Blue

Campfire stories often lead to unexpected adventures.
Campfire stories often lead to unexpected adventures.

I’ve never met anyone going on their first safari who says, “I’m going after the small stuff.” Like most first timers, visions of kudu and gemsbok filled my first safari dreams, and I had the good fortune of having Carl van Zijl from John X Safaris as my PH to help me earn them. Like most, both my wife and I were severely “bitten by the safari bug” on that first adventure in 2007. Continue reading The “Monster” Blue