James Hendry

James grew up in Johannesburg and has an honors degree in Science and a Masters in Human Development. After a year as a guitar teacher and sports coach, James moved to the wilderness, where over the years, he has worked as a safari guide, head ranger, guide trainer, land manager and lodge manager, photographer and wildlife TV presenter. James has a dry, sarcastic wit that reflects the inspiration and joy he derives from observing the human condition and the natural environment. He speaks both Shangane and isiZulu and is the author and co-author of four South African best-selling books.
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A Chaotic Carnival of Wild Abundance 12 August 2019 For now, gone is the season of gentle and serene safari meanderings. Mardi Gras has arrived in the Mara, with the migration of millions of wildebeest and all those eager to witness the spectacle By James Hendry
Against All Odds 5 September 2017 James Hendry shares his insights on this madcap mission on what it took to live stream 120 minutes of wildlife drama direct from the Mara into the homes of millions of Americans – not once, but seven times By James Hendry
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