Making the South Africa Timelapse

January 19, 2017By JamesTimelapse No Comments

During the summer, I spent 6 weeks on a South African reserve collecting data for my dissertation. While I was there I took over 4,000 images for a timelapse video. South Africa Timelapse | “Thanks, Benni” Six days into the trip my camera had a ‘falling-off-tripod-accident’ and was sent to camera hospital. Luckily, while my camera … Read More

Kenya Field Trip through Images

November 22, 2016By JamesZoology 2 Comments

For ten days at the beginning of November I went on a field trip to Kenya with a group of zoology, botany and environmental science students from Trinity College. The trip focused on ecology and conservation in Kenya’s portion of the East African Rift Valley but we were fortunate enough to learn a great deal about … Read More

A Day at the Game Auction

September 11, 2016By JamesZoology No Comments

“Do I hear 30,000? Yes, 32, 34, 36! 38? Do I hear 38,000? Yes, any more? Come on you can go higher, 39,000! Does anyone have 40? Yes, 41? Oh 41,000 on the left side. Going once, twice, sold! That’s one male sable antelope sold for 41,000 Rand”. One of the most bizarre experiences of my life … Read More

How a Leopard Rewilded Me

September 11, 2016By JamesZoology No Comments

In George Monbiot’s book, “Feral”, he writes about ‘rewilding the land, sea and human life’. Rewilding the land and sea is something I’ve come across before, I’ve been taught aspects of it as a zoology student. ‘Rewilding human life’, on the other hand, was an entirely new concept for me and it really hit home. … Read More