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    September 2022 Newsletter Reprint – A Quiet Reflection

    Read Previous Newsletter Reprints Helloooooooooo and welcome back to my camo jeep. So good to have you spend a minute or two with me and our imaginations. The camo jeep could double as a magic carpet. We won’t see rooftops, but we’ll get a birds-eye-view of nature’s gift – animals in their own environment. Thank you for this stunning photograph, @beverlyjoubert. Over 30 years, filmmakers and Nat Geo Explorers at Large Beverly and Dereck Joubert have dedicated their lives to halting the decline of big cats in the wild. Thanks to conservation efforts like the Jouberts’, big cat populations have boomed. Our deepest thanks, Jouberts’! And as we watch these…

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    August 2022 Newsletter Reprint – Home is Where the Heart is…

    Read Previous Newsletter Reprints Helloooooooooo, and welcome aboard my camo jeep. So very good to have you close again. It’s always my delight to share my adventures with you. As we cruise through this majestic game reserve where dusk holds fast to lavender and orange skies, let’s keep an eye out for the sleeping-places animals call ‘home’. Want to know more about the complex burrows and chambers of adorable meerkats? Read “Zebra” and learn from Papin how these adorable animals protect, work and survive together in their underground burrows. Look high up to the top of the cliffs to precarious precipices. There massive eagles’ nests balance in impossibly high places.…

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    May 2022 Newsletter Reprint – The Boabab Tree and Me

    Read Previous Newsletter Reprints Helloooooooooo. A huge welcome back to my Untamed Unexpected Unforgettable safari. At this time of year particularly, my bi-continental inclinations and my *baobab tree existence, become significantly confusing. When May rolls in, my northern hemisphere world is budding and alive. In our home in Florida, there is an abundance of babies. Wee birds learning to fly, baby squirrels learning the rules of the road, and recently sparse trees have become gloriously abundant with the promise of more leaves on the way. But May in the southern hemisphere is quite different. Everything is dying. Trees are dismally bare; animals are putting final touches on their plans for…