Archive for the Wildlife News Category

Gray Wolf travels 450 miles to the Grand Canyon

Gray Wolf travels 450 miles to the Grand Canyon

After 70 years a lone Gray wolf has been spotted in Arizona. The female wolf was thought to have originated from the northern Rocky Mountains suggesting it has traveled a 450 mile journey to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. Michael Robinson from the

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Iberian Lynx reintroduced to Portugal

Iberian Lynx reintroduced to Portugal
After a long absence the Portuguese authorities plan to reintroduce the rare Iberian lynx to the wild, and this has taken a giant step forward in the country’s environment management. The lynx have been provided with 2,000 acres of land in Mertola, 180km away from Lisbon to live,Read more

Incredible Snow Leopard Footage on our 2014 Snow Leopard Tour

Incredible Snow Leopard Footage on our 2014 Snow Leopard Tour

Watch this incredible video filmed and edited by a Royle Safaris client Marc Begert on our most recent (March 2014) Snow Leopard tour in Ladakh, India. With over 50 hours of snow leopard watching on the tour Marc has managed to get some incredible footage. Including the

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Travelling with Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

Leading on from our latest range of Primate Watching videos uploaded to our Flickr account this video shows us moving out of the bamboo grove where we found the Hirwa group at the start of our Gorilla Tracking towards another foraging location deeper in the national park. The

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Sri Lanka Wildlife Holiday Movies – On Our New YouTube Channel Playlist

Sri Lanka Wildlife Holiday Movies – On Our New YouTube Channel Playlist

Sri Lanka welcomes all visitors with colour, life, vibrancy and most importantly of all wildlife experiences from the most you arrive; of well from the moment you leave the hustle and bustle of the capital city and head either into the lush and green hills of the

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Silverback Charge on our Primate Watching Holiday

Explore our great new video and photo albums at our new Flickr account, by doing this you will be able to watch this incredible video. It shows the silverback of the Hirwa group in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and his friendly (if not intimidating) charge towards a

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Silverback Waking up and Drying Himself

Silverback Waking up and Drying Himself

Have a look at our Flickr account and watch the incredible video (with a link below as well) of the silverback of the Hirwa group as he finally wakes up after a rain storm and begins to dry himself off on the ground. During our Primate Watching Holiday of

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Gorilla Watching in Rwanda

Gorilla Watching in Rwanda

During our June 2012 Ultimate Primate Tour that visits Uganda and Rwanda we visited Volcanoes National Park for gorilla tracking. We were allocated the Hirwa group and spent the most magical hour or so with them. The entire group was around and we saw some incredible behaviours.

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Amur Leopard Population Rises = Increased Chances of Seeing One

Census Results from April 2013 Show that the Amur leopard is Coming Back Strong A team of specialists in the Far Eastern Branch for the Russian Academy of Sciences in the “Land of the Leopard” National Park in collaboration with WWF and the Wildlife Management Department of

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India Bans Tiger Tourism / See Tigers Elsewhere with Royle Safaris

India Bans Tiger Tourism / See Tigers Elsewhere with Royle Safaris

Despite the ruling today which has potentially catastrophic ramifications on the continued survival of tigers in India (which has been so closely linked to responsible and sustainable tiger tourism), it is still very possible to watch and observe wild tigers in many of their natural habitats with

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Crocodile Watching, BBC Series: Swimming with Crocodiles

Crocodile Watching, BBC Series: Swimming with Crocodiles

The BBC have done it again with a world class documentary series, this time they have decided to push the boundaries with one of the most feared animals in the world. The 2 part series which first aired on Sunday 19th February 2012 entitled Swimming with Crocodiles,

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Bangladesh Wildlife Holidays and Tours of the Sunderbans

Bangladesh Wildlife Holidays and Tours of the Sunderbans

As of February 2012 the small country of Bangladesh has created 3 new wildlife sanctuaries specifically for the endangered freshwater dolphins in the Sundarbans (the Sunderbans are the world’s largest entact mangrove forest). The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have been working in Bangladesh to pinpoint these locations

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