Jaclyn Skurie

Story of One of Africa’s Greatest Animal Trackers

Episode 4: Master Tracker During Mozambique’s civil war, Wilson Masiya walked through Kruger National Park four times, guiding desperate families to relative safety in South Africa. Now, he is a Master Tracker at the Royal Malewane, one of South Africa’...

When Civil War Made Humans Prey for Carnivores

[VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: The above video contains graphic images of animal and human remains.] Episode 3: Carnivores With reports that they were killing a person each week, (now former) Kruger Park Ranger Louis Oliver shot and killed five lions in 1997. When ...

Follow Humans Who Walk ‘Through the Prides’

Episode 1: Leaving Home For hundreds of years, the area now called Kruger National Park has been a common migratory route for both South Africans and Mozambicans living along the park’s border. Immigration through the park increased dramatically in the 1970...

Confronting the Rhino in the Room

A small herd of cattle cross in front of us as we we walk down the dirt road to visit another family in Welverdiend, a community adjacent to South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Joseph, our guide and the son ...

Interactive Map Color-Codes Race of Every Single American

It sounds somewhat implausible, but a University of Virginia academic has designed an interactive map that color-codes the geographic distribution of every single American, drawing on the last census. The Racial Dot Map uses 308,745,538 blue, green, red, and other colored ...

Interactive Map Color-Codes Race of Every Single American

It sounds somewhat implausible, but a University of Virginia academic has designed an interactive map that color-codes the geographic distribution of every single American, drawing on the last census. The Racial Dot Map uses 308,745,538 blue, green, red, and other colored ...

Interactive Map Color-Codes Race of Every Single American

It sounds somewhat implausible, but a University of Virginia academic has designed an interactive map that color-codes the geographic distribution of every single American, drawing on the last census. The Racial Dot Map uses 308,745,538 blue, green, red, and other colored ...

How Did a Decapitated Snake Bite Itself?

They say karma comes back to bite you in the butt. For the wild copperhead snake in the above YouTube video, it wasn’t karma that bit his behind. It was his own decapitated head. The video uploaded Tuesday shows ...

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one ...

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one ...