We interview Martin Royle about the vision behind his ecotour company Royle Safaris. We talk about how much work has gone into designing tours that actually see (rather than search for) Javan Rhinos and Siberian Tigers, plus the cascading conservation benefits that come from small scale ecotourism.
Gabon is a natural paradise little known to the average western traveller or even wildlife watcher. But Gabon is a country with huge swathes of forest intact and large populations of African forest elephants, lowland gorillas, mandrills and many other rare and iconic species. A wonderful wildlife
Our client left a fantastic Namibia Rare Mammals Photography Tour last week and travelled to Uganda to photography the wonderful and unique Shoebill stork and spend some time with the huge habituated Common Chimpanzee colony in Kibale Forest National Park. This particular client of ours is one
Camera traps often hold the key to conserving remote and wild places, they offer a glimpse into the secret and hidden world of the forest and nature untouched by people. In Vietnam they are helping to protect some of the best remaining tracts of tropical forest. A
China is a growing mammalwatching destination, in fact in recent years Sichuan has become one of the top mammalwatching destinations to add to it’s great reputation in the bird watching circuit. But it is not just Sichuan that is home to some great wildlife, in the last
We would usually be posting many pictures of many sightings across the range of wildlife watching holidays, safaris and specialist mammalwatching tours that we run around the world; but with the covid-19 pandemic meaning that travel is down around 95% there is a lack of trips currently.
For the last few years there has been advanced planning on increasing the number of sanctuaries set up for the rescue of and the captive breeding of Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia. For many years the solitary Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) in Way Kambas National Park was the
Indonesia is one of the most diversity countries in the world in terms of wildlife; with around 770 species of mammals, nearly 1,800 species of birds, ~750 species of reptiles, >1,100 species of amphibians, hundreds of thousands of invertebrates and around 250,000 species of plants the country
In addition to the wonderful photographs we have recently published from our most recent completed Namibia Rare Mammals Wildlife Photography Tour we have just been sent these three great images of a family of Yellow Mongooses (Cynictis penicillata) which were taken in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Yellow
Pangolins are the world’s only scaly mammal and even though there are 8 species of Pangolin found in Africa and tropical Asia all are endangered from being hunted for their scales and meat. They are seen as delicacies in parts of Asia and Africa and have the
Sulawesi is home to one of the largest collections of endemic wildlife in the world, many of the animals are found nowhere else and include some of the rarest and most unusual species in the world. This specialist rare mammalwatching tour is the world’s first for Sulawesi