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WORLD OCEAN DAY

WORLD OCEAN DAY

We are incredibly proud and honoured to know and support the work of the Vatuvara Foundation through our jewellery line, and this World Ocean Day we would like nothing more than to give you the opportunity to get to know them and support them too! 

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Chris Burkard

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Chris Burkard

This week Inspriring Individual is phtographer Chris Burkard. We’re big fans of not only his work - which includes photography, authorship and motivational speaking - but of his lifestyle, which prioritises sustainability and authenticity.

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CHARITY FOCUS: ZAMBIAN CARNIVORE PROGRAMME

CHARITY FOCUS: ZAMBIAN CARNIVORE PROGRAMME

From lions to wild dogs, Africa is filled with these amazing predators, and the Zambian Carnivore Programme is working to save them. Led by Dr Matthew Becker, the ZCP is a longtime Wild in Africa partner, that does everything from research to local education. 

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PERFECT GIFTS FOR FATHER'S DAY

PERFECT GIFTS FOR FATHER'S DAY

This year, you can get ahead and make the most of our special Father’s Day sale, which offers you 15% off our beaded bracelets for conservation, store-wide. 

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5 FASCINATING TIGER FACTS

5 FASCINATING TIGER FACTS

5 fascinating facts about the real "King of the Jungle": the Tiger!

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Margot Ragget

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Margot Ragget

Margot Ragget is a PR specialist turned wildlife photographer and the producer of the inspirational Remembering Wildlife campaign that has reached the homes of celebrities such as Chris Martin, Dr Jane Goodall, and former James Bond himself, Pierce Brosnan. ​It all began with a fateful visit to the Masai Mara, which ignited a fiery passion within her bones, and today her life’s work is not only about selling her phenomenal wildlife photography, but raising and channelling funds into initiatives that combat human-wildlife conflict. As the founder and producer of Remembering Wildlife, Margot is a shining example of how one impactful...

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GRADUATION GIFT GUIDE

GRADUATION GIFT GUIDE

If you’re supporting friends or siblings who are graduating, and you’d like to send a meaningful gift from afar, we’ve got some ideas… 

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Cristian Dimitrius

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Cristian Dimitrius

This week Inspiring Individual is Brazilian cinematographer and Emmy Award winner Cristian Dimitrius.

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CHARITY FOCUS: MABULA GROUND HORNBILL

CHARITY FOCUS: MABULA GROUND HORNBILL

Wild in Africa - Bracelets for Wildlife is ecstatic to present the Mabula Ground-Hornbill Project, an organization that seeks to conserve and protect Ground-Hornbills, a bird currently categorized as “Vulnerable” by the IUCN.

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5 ICY POLAR BEAR FACTS

5 ICY POLAR BEAR FACTS

5 facts you might not know about the icy giant Polar Bear

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Give a meaningful gift this Mother’s Day

Give a meaningful gift this Mother’s Day

We’ve got the perfect gifts for Mother’s Day on the 9th May. Our entire store is running Mother’s Day sale offering 15% off all our bracelets! Just use the code MD21 when you check out. 

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5 things you can do for wildlife conservation from afar!

5 things you can do for wildlife conservation from afar!

5 things you can do for wildlife conservation from afar.

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Ashleigh Scully

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Ashleigh Scully

Meet this week Inspiring individual: 18 years old, award-winning wildlife photographer Ashleigh Scully.

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CHARITY FOCUS: VATUVARA FOUNDATION

CHARITY FOCUS: VATUVARA FOUNDATION

PR Consultant, Taylor, had the chance to talk to Katy Miller about the Vatuvara Foundation, to learn more about the intricacies of the organization and more specifically today, the crabs protected by the Vatuvara Foundation.

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EXPLORE WITH SHANNON WILD: MADAGASCAR

EXPLORE WITH SHANNON WILD: MADAGASCAR

Madagascar is the only place in the world where you can see lemurs in the wild! Plus it’s home to a plethora of unique wildlife found nowhere else on earth, and that’s reason enough to make it one of my absolute favorites! Madagascar's fauna and flora are sadly endangered by human activity, a familiar story. Since the arrival of humans around 2,350 years ago, Madagascar has lost more than 90 percent of its original forest, a truly devastating reality. So you can appreciate how excited I was to visit this endangered environment and see it for myself, especially before more...

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Inspiring Individuals: Women of Wild In Africa

Inspiring Individuals: Women of Wild In Africa

For Inspiring Individuals this week, we thought we’d introduce the faces behind the scenes at Wild in Africa!

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Celebrating women in wildlife conservation on International Women’s Day

Celebrating women in wildlife conservation on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate women working in wildlife conservation!

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Sarosh Lodhi

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Sarosh Lodhi

Sarosh Lodhi shares, through his photographs, the deep majesty of the central Indian forests - a coveted habitat for some of the planet’s most alluring mammals. His career behind the lens, which began more than two decades ago, has morphed into a pursuit of conservation awareness and habitat preservation. A Nikon influencer with celebrated wildlife images, Sarosh knows how to work with the forest’s complex, dappled light and capture the secretive animals in the context of their environment. The result is beautiful, but more than we admire his camera work, we appreciate Sarosh’s dedication to spreading the message of environmental...

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CHARITY FOCUS: ADVENTURES OF PILI

CHARITY FOCUS: ADVENTURES OF PILI

Wild In Africa is extremely excited to present one of our newest partner charities, The Adventures of Pili, an organization that is breaking cultural boundaries, planting trees, and helping children learn new languages.

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5 SURPRISING WARTHOGS FACTS

5 SURPRISING WARTHOGS FACTS

Thanks to Pumba from Lion King, the funniest animal in a cartoon, the common warthog is one of the best-known African animals. But except for their distinctive tusks and warty face, what do we really know about them? We compiled 5 diverting facts you might not know about them

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Sarah Stribbling

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Sarah Stribbling

If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a beloved pet’s gaze, you’ll understand the value in having that loving look immortalised in the form of art. (Cat people over here… and dog people. Ok snakes, too.) Sarah Stribbling is an English artist who captures with exquisite detail, the faces of pet pooches and sassy cats, but she also uses her masterful talent to feed her passion for wildlife conservation. Her degrees in Zoology and Biodiversity give her the scientific understanding of habitats and species, and her genetic gift for painting and drawing have made her an admired member...

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5 PLASTIC REPLACEMENTS

5 PLASTIC REPLACEMENTS

5 Plastic replacements we can’t live without There are so many environmentally friendly products out there that it is difficult to choose just five! Not only have clever inventors created replacements for plastic, but they’ve designed substitutes for single-use items that all contribute to the amount of waste accumulated in our landfills and water systems.  There are a million ways to be eco-friendly, whether it is about using green cleaning products in your home or switching to reusable sanitary or cosmetic products. Long gone are the days of just saying no to a straw – now we have a responsibility...

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Daniel Hartz

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Daniel Hartz

This week Inspiring Indivual is the founder of Sustainability Champion, Daniel Hartz.

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CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: PANGOLIN PRESERVATION

CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: PANGOLIN PRESERVATION

Wild In Africa is extremely excited to present one of our newest partner charities, Pangolin Preservation, an organization that seeks to stop the illegal poaching of Temminck’s Ground Pangolins in Africa.

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SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE... HERE ARE 5 FACTS ABOUT LEOPARD TORTOISE!

SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE... HERE ARE 5 FACTS ABOUT LEOPARD TORTOISE!

The Leopard tortoise is a large and gorgeously marked species of tortoise.  Slow and quiet creature, Leopard tortoises are nevertheless a signature animal of the African savannah. 1. Leopard Tortoise are part of the Small 5 You've heard of the Big 5, but what about the little guys? The Small or Little 5 refers to small animals that can be seen during safaris and have similar names to the Big 5.  Leopard tortoise, Rhino beetle, Buffalo weaver, Elephant shrew and Antlion make up the ‘little 5’. 2. Leopard tortoises can swim! They are the only tortoise that do not have...

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A MONTH OF LOVE! 💓

A MONTH OF LOVE! 💓

We’re rebooting 2021 with a month of LOVE! From the 14th of January to the 14th of February, ALL our beaded bracelets are going on SALE!

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Ulla Lohman

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Ulla Lohman

Our weekly Inspiring Individual is photojournalist, volcano addict and adventurer Ulla Lohman

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EXPLORE WITH SHANNON WILD: ARCTIC

EXPLORE WITH SHANNON WILD: ARCTIC

Welcome to a new addition to our blog for 2021! Happy New Year by the way. I’m going to take you on an adventure with me to some of the most amazing places on earth. I’m Shannon Wild, the founder of Wild In Africa and a National Geographic filmmaker and photographer. Today you’re going to journey with me to the Arctic! A region filled with top tier predators, adorable fluffy foxes and even tusked marine mammals. Now I’m the first to admit that I’ve never been a fan of cold weather. Growing up in north-eastern Australia meant scorching summers and...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Season’s Greetings to our Wild Tribe! To those of you celebrating Christmas, we hope today is a merry and magical occasion. While we in South Africa have less of the twinkling lights and absolutely none of the snowfall associated with this day in the northern hemisphere, we’re humming along to Christmas tunes and baking mince pies none the less!  The smell of sunscreen, chlorine, and barbecue fills the air, and we’ll make sure we get a good amount of time beside the pool over the next couple of days! This is an African Christmas and we kind of like it,...

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Never too late - we sell VIRTUAL GIFT CARDS! 🎉

Never too late - we sell VIRTUAL GIFT CARDS! 🎉

Don't panic! Even if you missed the deadline for your gift to arrive on time this Holiday season, we have THE solution: Wild In Africa Virtual Gift Card!

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2020 YEAR IN REVIEW: Our biggest donations to date!

2020 YEAR IN REVIEW: Our biggest donations to date!

The support you’ve shown by purchasing our beaded bracelets over the last six months has directly fundraised US$13000 for our 12 wildlife conservation charities! 

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Leighton Lum

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Leighton Lum

Meet this week Inspiring Individual: wildlife adventurous photographer Leighton Lum.

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2020 ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS GUIDE

2020 ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS GUIDE

Incorporate new eco-friendly Christmas ideas into the seasonal festivities! 

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Hillary Hankey

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Hillary Hankey

This week Inspiring Individual is bird lover, ethical animal trainer Hillary Hankey

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FREE DECEMBER DOWNLOAD

FREE DECEMBER DOWNLOAD

Celebrate Christmas with our December 2020 Free Download

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BLACK FRIDAY!

BLACK FRIDAY!

[SALE ENDED] Shop our WHOLE RANGE at 25% OFF this BLACK FRIDAY!

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TIPS FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY THANKSGIVING

TIPS FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY THANKSGIVING

Go into Thanksgiving this year with a renewed sense of appreciation, courtesy of 2020 and Covid-19! Here are our tips for an eco-friendly Thanksgiving.

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: ALESSANDRO BELLONI

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: ALESSANDRO BELLONI

This week Inspiring Individual is the sustainability dedicated pilote and wildlife photographer: Alessandro Belloni

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CHARITY FOCUS: WILD TOMORROW FUND

CHARITY FOCUS: WILD TOMORROW FUND

Wild In Africa is incredibly proud to support Wild Tomorrow Fund’s efforts to preserve and protect wildlife and their habitats. Their organization funds the conservation of protected areas and helps to develop and grow wild habitats for wildlife.

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FREE NOVEMBER DOWNLOAD

FREE NOVEMBER DOWNLOAD

The November 2020 Free Download is a Zebra wallpaper by Elena Polina

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Dr Evan Antin

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Dr Evan Antin

Meet this week Inspiring Individual: the veterinarian and reptile fan, Dr Evan Antin.

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NATIONAL CAT DAY - BOW DOWN TO YOUR RULER

NATIONAL CAT DAY - BOW DOWN TO YOUR RULER

To celebrate National Cat Day, discover our CEO (Cat Executive Officer) story VV and the amazing work of our Big Cat related charity, Zambian Carnivore Programme.

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REPTILE AWARENESS DAY

REPTILE AWARENESS DAY

It’s National Reptile Awareness Day and we’re here to debunk some myths and hopefully convert as many people as possible into reptile lovers.

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Serhat Demiroglu

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Serhat Demiroglu

From Turkish medical doctor to wildlife photographer following his dreams, meet this week Inspring Individual: Serhat Demiroglu

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5 INTRIGUING BUFFALO FACTS

5 INTRIGUING BUFFALO FACTS

5 facts about one of the African Big 5: the impressive Buffalo

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5 CONSERVATION SUCCESS STORIES

5 CONSERVATION SUCCESS STORIES

5 Conservation Success Stories for World Smile Day :)

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Jonas Beyer

INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL: Jonas Beyer

This weeks Inspirational Individual is passionate Arctic wildlife photographer, Jonas Beyer.

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FREE OCTOBER DOWNLOADS

FREE OCTOBER DOWNLOADS

To celebrate Reptile Awareness Day, the October 2020 Free Download is a Chameleon wallpaper by Ekaterina Nikolaenko.

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WORLD RHINO DAY

WORLD RHINO DAY

Learn about two of our rhino 🦏 charities this World Rhino Day!

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INSPIRING INDIVIDUALS: Connie Allen

INSPIRING INDIVIDUALS: Connie Allen

This week "Inspiring Individual" is Elephants Researcher and Wildlife Photographer Connie Allen.

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