“Before, when there was hunting, we wanted to protect those animals because we knew we earned something out of them.” That’s the story a man from a small village in Botswana told the New York Times; his country banned trophy hunting two years ago. How have the animals managed since?
A hippo in Botswana, apparently quite annoyed by the paparazzi, made its feelings well known when it thundered after a boatload of tourists. The result, captured in the video below, is kinda like Jaws meets Moby Dick meets the "Must go faster!!" scene in Jurassic Park.
I spend most of my weekdays on my sofa sitting in front of a computer screen. I'm guessing a lot of you spend most of your weekdays in some kind of indoor office environment, also sitting in front of a computer screen. Wanna close your eyes with me and take a sonic journey to Botswana's incredible Okavango Delta?
While on a game drive in northern Botswana, a married couple witnessed a dramatic scene involving a troop of baboons fleeing from a pack of lions. What they saw next was completely unexpected — and showed the surprising tenderness that can be exhibited by even the most ferocious of animals.
Brooklyn-based photographer Zack Seckler took to the skies over Botswana in an ultra, ultra, ultra-light aircraft to take these incredible pics of native wildlife doing its collective thang. From less than 500 feet up, he was able to capture zebras, cows, and vegetation that are so beautifully composed they look like…
Many in the scientific community have long assumed that nest-building in birds is a purely instinctive skill — an inborn ability that birds repeat from one nest to the next, regardless of their personal building history.
Metal fans in Botswana have cultivated a fashion sense that wouldn't be entirely out of place in your favorite 1980s Mad Max knock-off. Kalahari metalheads combine a cowboy aesthetic with lots of leather for an idiosyncratic, end-times-warrior look.
Here's a heartwarming story for you this morning. Seems a Botswanan company called Godisa Technologies has found a way to make a low-cost hearing aid for the developing world called the SolarAid—using a solar charger. Strangely enough, Godisa is Africa's only hearing aid manufacturer, and the SolarAid uses what the…