The Gambia’s wildlife

Turtle Conservation In The Gambia

Sea Turtle Conservation

Importance of Turtle Conservation: Turtles have a vital role in maintaining the health of marine ecosystems. They contribute to the balance of biodiversity, control jellyfish populations, and help with nutrient cycling. Their survival is crucial not only for the ecological balance but also for the tourism industry, as turtle watching attracts visitors who appreciate the …

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Gambia’s Busy, Busy Bees!

Honey Bee

Bees and Honey Production in Gambia Situated in West Africa, The Gambia is not only known for its beautiful landscapes and wildlife but also for its thriving honey production industry. In this article, we will explore the fascinating world of bees and honey production in Gambia, highlighting the importance of these tiny creatures and the …

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We’re All Going Bats in Gambia

Bat watching in Gambia

Did you know that bat watching is becoming a thing? They are sometimes called flying rodents, but this description couldn’t be more wrong. Bats are not related to rodents but belong to a superorder that includes animals such as pangolins and whales. Bats are often overshadowed by their more popular counterparts in the animal kingdom, such …

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The Unusual World of Frogs in Gambia

tree-frog- gambia

Frogs play a vital role in our ecosystem, serving as important indicators of environmental health. In this blog post, we will delve into the enchanting world of frogs in Gambia, exploring some of the unique species found in this vibrant country. Biodiversity Hotspot Gambia is a biodiversity hotspot, home to a remarkable variety of flora …

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Chameleons live primarily in the mainland of sub-Saharan Africa and of course right here in The Gambia. This one below lives at our lodge in our eco-pools filtration system. It’s great fun trying to spot him. Each day our guests will stare into the reed beds trying to catch a glimpse of him. Often for thirty minutes …

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Striped ground squirrel.

Striped ground squirrel

Oh boy, let me tell you about these cute little Striped ground squirrels. They look so innocent, like butter wouldn’t melt in their mouths, right? Well, let me just say, they are quite the mischievous bunch! I mean, seriously, watching them play in the trees is like witnessing a circus act. They bring me unadulterated …

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