One topic that I’ve never shied away from on this blog is that of wild animals in captivity. This week, I attempt to untangle the challenges and moral obligation of each of the places that have come to house lions; game reserves, zoos, sanctuaries, lion farms and ‘the wild’,
Big Cat Tales: An unmissable television return of the Maasai Mara’s big cats
Introducing Big Cat Tales, a brand new five-part series following the legendary Marsh Pride of the Maasai Mara, a new coalition of cheetahs and Africa’s most illusive cat; the leopard.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 1, Scene 1 – Arrival
This week’s Shamwari diaries take a look at 18-year-old me’s first foray into independence and re-living the moment a long term dream came true, when I first stepped foot into Born Free’s big cat sanctuary…
Big Cats climb Mount Everest…
The latest episode of BBC’s incredible new documentary series Dynasties, has thrown lions into the spotlight once again. Not since Cecil the Lion captured the public’s
5 things that made Bradt’s Big Cat Festival amazing!
Pulling away from Kings Cross Station, head lolling against the window of the rickety train, I couldn’t have felt more content. Once in a while you have