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Wild dogs at Mana Pools National Park

Shark Bytes

December 2014 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers My apologies for the Shark Bytes silence over the last couple months. Since the Great White Shark season finished at Seal Island Chris and I have been on our annual holiday. Our adventures have taken us to Zimbabwe and Namibia, where we spent a number of w...

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A Sperm whale off Cape Point, Cape Town

General News

Sperm Whale Encounter

written by Monique Fallows

There are many experiences that one can dream of and once in a while those dreams can come true. In this case the opportunity of getting in the water with a Sperm whale came as a complete surprise. We have had a very windy summer up to this point meaning few chances of gettin...

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Great White shark, Seal Island, False Bay

General News

Going Green

written by Fiona McLellan

Here is my story about our change from plastic bags to natural, chemical -free and biodegradable sandwich bags. Apex Shark Expeditions used to use clear plastic sandwich bags for individual complimentary sandwiches for our guests each trip. With an average of 12 guests per ...

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Chris & Monique Fallows bush walking with John Stevens in Mana Pools National Park.

Trip Reports

Mana Pools Safari Company

written by Monique Fallows

Bush Walking with John Stevens October 2014 Once you have chosen the wildlife destination you wish to visit, the next most important decision of your trip will be selecting the eco-tourism company and the guide who will guiding you on this wildlife experience. During our tim...

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A desert elephant in Kaokaland, Namibia.

Trip Reports

The Desert Wildlife, Kaokaland, Namibia

written by Monique Fallows

November 2014 Truly wild adventures are particularly difficult to have nowadays but spending time looking for desert wildlife in Kaokaland in North West Namibia is just that. This area is not a National Park, but rather a conservancy area where wildlife roams free. We c...

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Trip Reports

Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

written by Monique Fallows

October 2014If you think you have done just about everything in the African Bush you are mistaken if you have not yet had the privilege of spending time in Mana Pools. This Zimbabwean National Park is located in the Zambezi Valley along the mighty Zambezi River. It is like a G...

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Elephants in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

Trip Reports

An Elephant Love Story

written by Monique Fallows

October 2014 This may sound like an odd title to a blog, but its true, this is something of a love story and about how we have reached a deeper understanding and appreciation for elephants over the last two years. I have been spending at least two months every year in the bus...

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General News

Acoustic Tag Problems

written by Unknown

Far Reaching Effects of Acoustic Tags We recently came across this interesting article that highlights significant effects from the use of acoustic tagging. The fact that the seals seem to have honed in on these tags so readily does lead to the question of how much of a detri...

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Chris Fallows in the WASP in New Zealand for Fin of Fury

Shark Bytes

August 2014 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, I am very happy to report that we have managed to survive through August and as of right now we still have a number of Great White Sharks present at Seal Island.This is great news as I really thought there was a chance whilst writing Julys Shark Bytes tha...

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The Cape Fur Seals on Seal Island, False Bay in Cape Town.

Shark Bytes

July 2014 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, I must have jinxed Seal Island when I wrote about having our best June ever! In future I think I shall be very careful about being over excited as this July has certainly had its ups and downs and perhaps one of our slowest Julys in our history. As I ofte...

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