Glow in the dark Golden Mole

In February of 2012 my Fox Terrier caught an unusual ‘gift’ for us. Deposited on the deck was a gob sodden traumatised black mammal. After rescuing the critter from our proud terrier, I grabbed my camera to photograph the gingerly unravelling bundle. Slowly the furry blob stretched out and took on the form of a eye less hamster with a pink nose. Excitement gripped us. … Continue reading Glow in the dark Golden Mole

Moments like these…

Cresting the ridge we had just walked up, a carpet of aloes and flat top acacia’s cascades into the retreating valley below. The last half hour had been nothing short of exciting. We are on our last and final visit of a series of four bird monitoring sessions on a proposed wind farm in the Karoo. We were busy with a pair of walked transects, … Continue reading Moments like these…