Wildlife Travel Articles

Whether it’s embarking on an African safari, going gorilla trekking, or taking a boat trip down the Amazon, the chance for wildlife activities around the world are nearly endless. The following articles can help you get up close and personal with some of the most awe-inspiring animals in the world.

 
Seeing and Eating Exotic Animals in South Africa
Seeing and Eating Exotic Animals in South Africa Take a bite of the wild side, with this list of exotic meats paired with South African restaurant and safari recommendations.
When Elephants Attack – Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
When Elephants Attack – Khao Yai National Park, Thailand Danny McGee visits Thailand's Khao Yai National Park, expecting a quiet and relaxed afternoon of bird spotting and sight seeing. What he experienced was an adrenaline fueled close encounter with the Park's largest inhabitant.
King Kong Comes to Life: (Very) Close Encounters with a Silverback in Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcans
King Kong Comes to Life: (Very) Close Encounters with a Silverback in Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcans In their quest to get close to mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Robin and Pierre Devaux got a lot closer than they anticipated.
Saving Kenya’s Black Rhinos
Saving Kenya’s Black Rhinos For an "on-the-ground" wildlife experience, Dawn Kane recommends the Earthwatch tour "Saving Kenya's Black Rhinos" in Kenya.
The Seven Animal Wonders of The Galapagos Islands
The Seven Animal Wonders of The Galapagos Islands The Galapagos Islands have some of the strangest looking animals the world has ever seen. In this engaging article, international explorer Charlie Withers give you the rundown on seven of the strangest inhabitant of the Galapagos islands, and why you have to see them for yourself.
7 Affordable Places to Go on an African Safari
7 Affordable Places to Go on an African Safari African safaris can be rather expensive. Isabel Eva Bohrer shares 7 places you can see wildlife - without breaking the bank.
Chasing Elephants and Decoding Dung: On Safari in Kruger National Park
Chasing Elephants and Decoding Dung: On Safari in Kruger National Park Visitors to South Africa's Kruger National Park are not allowed to leave their vehicle... except on bush walks led by armed guides and animal trackers. Brian Spencer on what it's like exploring Kruger by foot.
The Dog Days of Summer in Guatemala
The Dog Days of Summer in Guatemala Sometimes walking a dog isn't as relaxing as a leisurely stroll through the park. Sometimes it's downright terrifying. This is what travel writer Reannon Muth discovered while walking a dog through the streets of Guatemala.
Tales from the Jungle Book- Bandhavgarh, India
Tales from the Jungle Book- Bandhavgarh, India Tigers are fast going extinct in the wild. Leah Verghese had the chance to spot them in the wild.
Cheap Safari Tips: DIY at South Africa’s Kruger National Park
Cheap Safari Tips: DIY at South Africa’s Kruger National Park If you've assumed safaris are only for the rich, think again. Katie Hammel pulled it off herself on a low budget, so she shares her expert tips for how to do it yourself.