Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park is famous for its elephants, with tens of thousands moving through the reserve each year. 23466 were recorded in 2018’s 24-hour game count, a fascinating long-term study that wouldn’t be possible without the enormous behind-the-scenes efforts of a range of conservation groups, plus a host of dedicated volunteers. Words and photos by Chris Davies
Do you have what it takes to participate in the gruelling Elephant Charge? Every year brave and adrenalin-hungry men and woman enter this 4×4 event to raise much-needed funds for several of Zambia’s conservation organisations. By Arnold Ras
In an age where poaching and wildlife crimes are rife, rehabilitation centres across Africa are helping to protect vulnerable animals. For fascinating insights into our most threatened wildlife species, visit one of these sanctuaries on your next overland trip.