Big 5s

Thandiwe Mweetwa

Wildlife Biologist, Zambian Carnivore Project

“One of my favourite sights in the wild is a pack of wild dogs trotting through the bush. I get really happy when I see wild dogs. I love watching their behaviour. They always look smiley and happy, and they have such great energy. 

They also have such an incredible sense of duty and everything about their lifestyle relies on strength in numbers. You only have to see the pack’s cooperation in guarding and providing for the alpha pair’s pups. If I were to pick a spirit animal, it would be the wild dog.

Their intense focus and coordination during a hunt exemplifies all the qualities I admire. I believe the world would be a much better place if we all emulated the wild dog in hard work, social responsibility and general playfulness.”

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Photo by ZCP

My Big 5

    Wild Dog
    Leopard
    Lion
    Elephant
    Giraffe

Thandiwe Mweetwa

Wildlife Biologist, Zambian Carnivore Project

“One of my favourite sights in the wild is a pack of wild dogs trotting through the bush. I get really happy when I see wild dogs. I love watching their behaviour. They always look smiley and happy, and they have such great energy. 

They also have such an incredible sense of duty and everything about their lifestyle relies on strength in numbers. You only have to see the pack’s cooperation in guarding and providing for the alpha pair’s pups. If I were to pick a spirit animal, it would be the wild dog.

Their intense focus and coordination during a hunt exemplifies all the qualities I admire. I believe the world would be a much better place if we all emulated the wild dog in hard work, social responsibility and general playfulness.”

Photo by ZCP

My Big 5

    Wild Dog
    Leopard
    Lion
    Elephant
    Giraffe

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