[Podcast] World-renowned wildlife tracker Alex van den Heever explains what it takes to track animals in the wild
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Andrew Barry chatted to Alex van den Heever, co-author of the book Changing a Leopard’s Spots: The Adventures of Two Wildlife Trackers, on his podcast How Did You Learn That?
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The podcast is titled ‘Animal Tracking: What the Ancient Skill Can Teach Us About Each Other‘, and in it Van den Heever explains what it takes to become a master tracker.
World-renowned wildlife trackers Van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo have spent more than two decades working together, tracking leopards and lions at Londolozi, jaguars in South America and grizzly bears in the United States.
In Changing a Leopard’s Spots, Van den Heever shares stories from his life with Mhlongo, including the successes, failures, dramas, laughter, disappointments and highlights.
Ever wondered what it takes to track animals in the wild?
I sat down with @alexvdheever – a Master Tracker from South Africa – to unpack this ancient skill
This is a masterclass on a skill so few people have
I had goosebumps for 60 minutes… pic.twitter.com/i7JBXk52qL
— Andrew Barry 🦁 (@Bazzaruto) December 18, 2020
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