Claws Out explores the realities of tourists and gap year students volunteering with lions and lion cubs in South Africa. From cuddling and bottle-feeding cubs to walking with lion experiences; the hard-hitting documentary looks at how these popular tourist activities conceal dark links to the canned hunting industry.
In this week’s Shamwari series I tackle the world’s highest bungee jump and get to go wildlife tracking on foot for the first time.
Aidan Gallagher, UN Ambassador, discusses the Illegal Wildlife Trade and saving the oceans one step at a time with Kate on Conservation on behalf of Nat Geo Kids.
In this week’s Shamwari series I get to visit the Animal Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for the first time to meet some orphaned animals.
Kate on Conservation and wildlife biologist Tolga Aktas have collated their personal top 10 reasons for saving the rare and beautiful African wild dog.
This week’s Shamwari series involves jumping out of a plane, and later, having my first encounter with African wild dogs!
The Blood Lions ‘YouthForLions’ team have officially launched a brand new animated clip showing the life cycle of a captive bred lion in South Africa, to create awareness of the canned hunting industry across the globe.
This week’s Shamwari Series follows my first weekend in South Africa — and my first big conservation mistake of my trip — being duped into taking part in activities related to the canned hunting industry, as detailed in my travel diaries from 10 years ago.
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…
My Shamwari Diaries begin with the excitement of my first ever flight alone. Join me as I touch down in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The start of an adventure…