Through his YouTube Channel, the African Plant Hunter, Gus shares his deep knowledge of African trees and plants. Popular with amateur naturalists, students, safari guides and armchair travellers, all his videos are shot and edited by Gus, with occasional help from whichever passer-by he can hand the camera to at the time!
When all around you is dry, but the tree you’re standing beneath is unmistakably raining, inevitably you ask yourself questions. When Gus (aka “the African
Along the old Hunters Road that runs between Zimbabwe and Botswana lies a small pan, called Sibuyu pan, named for the impressive baobab tree that
In the middle of the spectacular white expanse of the Magkadigkadi salt pans lies a small island, whose exact location was long held as a
In October, the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, are a riot of purple blossom from the spectacular jacaranda tree. In this episode, Gus, the
When early Dutch settlers first came to the Cape in South Africa, they were struck by the pervasive and intoxicating smell of the Buchu bush.
The baobab is no ordinary tree. Not only are its fruits packed with nutrients, its seeds also make an exceptional moisturising oil, and trade in