Don't Make A Hippo Angry! You Wouldn't Like It When It's Angry!

A hippo in Botswana, apparently quite annoyed by the paparazzi, made its feelings well known when it thundered after a boatload of tourists. The result, captured in the video below, is kinda like Jaws meets Moby Dick meets the "Must go faster!!" scene in Jurassic Park. » 1/16/15 6:00pm 1/16/15 6:00pm

Harrowing Photos Capture Tense Encounter Between Baby Baboon And Lion

While on a game drive in northern Botswana, a married couple witnessed a dramatic scene involving a troop of baboons fleeing from a pack of lions. What they saw next was completely unexpected — and showed the surprising tenderness that can be exhibited by even the most ferocious of animals. » 4/07/14 12:25pm 4/07/14 12:25pm

Birds can learn to build a better nest

Many in the scientific community have long assumed that nest-building in birds is a purely instinctive skill — an inborn ability that birds repeat from one nest to the next, regardless of their personal building history. » 9/27/11 5:00pm 9/27/11 5:00pm

Botswana's metal fans are perfecting the Thunderdome chic

Metal fans in Botswana have cultivated a fashion sense that wouldn't be entirely out of place in your favorite 1980s Mad Max knock-off. Kalahari metalheads combine a cowboy aesthetic with lots of leather for an idiosyncratic, end-times-warrior look. » 4/25/11 7:30am 4/25/11 7:30am