23 episodes

Get your weekly bush-fix and enjoy a little journey to the African veld just about anywhere with this short episodes about wildlife, geology, history and suchlike. Bits and Bites from the Bush takes you onto audio-safaris guided by the instructors from Eco-Training. Tune in and learn more about topics like the art of tracking, the difference between brown and spotted hyena and why we are all made out of stardust.

Bits & Bites from the Bush: Wilderness-wise with Eco-Training kuduhear – Listen to Safari/ Audio Publisher and Production Company

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Get your weekly bush-fix and enjoy a little journey to the African veld just about anywhere with this short episodes about wildlife, geology, history and suchlike. Bits and Bites from the Bush takes you onto audio-safaris guided by the instructors from Eco-Training. Tune in and learn more about topics like the art of tracking, the difference between brown and spotted hyena and why we are all made out of stardust.

    #023 – Astronomy

    #023 – Astronomy

    "There's a starman waiting in the sky
    He'd like to come and meet us
    But he thinks he'd blow our minds"

    The southern sky by night could be indeed mind blowing. In this last episode we reach for the stars… A Late Night Talk with Russel Crossey about astronomy and ancient beliefs.

    • 11 min
    Quelea

    Quelea

    They form one of the biggest crowds in the bird kingdom: Quelea. Sometimes they appear as enormous morphing clouds at the sky. Ross Hawkins tells us how they manage to do this.

    • 5 min
    Birding 2

    Birding 2

    Your are not thaaaat into birding? No problem. Even without thorough knowledge of the rarest LBJs you can enjoy the colourful flying variety… Ross Hawkins explains what a huge amount we could learn by only looking at their beak and wing design.

    • 15 min
    Birding 1

    Birding 1

    Birder or twitcher? No matter what. You will find birds on every safari, even if the big game plays hide and seek. Ross Hawkins introduces us to the world of feathered creatures and to the citizen based science and conservation program of the Southern African Bird Atlas Project.

    • 13 min
    Makuleke Land Claim

    Makuleke Land Claim

    After their relocation in apartheid times, the Makuleke people started to claim back their land. The story of their success and what their future plans are is told by Eric, chairperson of the royal family of Makuleke.

    • 10 min
    Makuleke Relocation

    Makuleke Relocation

    Nature conservation can't be regarded high enough, but sometimes it goes hand in hand with tragedy. In this episode, Norman, the chief of the Makuleke royal kraal, tells what happened to his village and makes the concession in northern Kruger possible.

    • 9 min

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