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Hunting Cameroon
The raison d’être of this blog is to provide you with a better understanding of the many facets of Hunting & Wildlife Conservation in Cameroon.
It contains Hunting Chronicles, multiple anecdotes about Wildlife and the key players who support our values and our actions.
You will be able to follow our Hunting & Conservation adventures and take part in one of the greatest fights of our century.

Enjoy reading it.

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04th JAN 2023

DIGITALIZATION OF ANTI-POACHING by Xavier Vannier

18th DEC 2022

THE NORTHERN LION IN DANGER by Xavier Vannier

10th NOV 2022

KING OF MY DREAMS
by Frank Vannier

04th January 2023 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

DIGITALIzATION of anti-poaching

Poachers, gold seekers, woodcutters, cattle herders and illegal fishermen all share one thing in common. When they spot our anti-poaching units, they immediately run!

06th November 2022 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Xavier Vannier

AQUATIC CHASE

Flies slice through the air with an almost bewitching hiss. A couple of Pel’s fishing owls are echoing. A hippo growls timidly whilst a hyena sneers a few hundred meters away. I cannot help but think: is she laughing at us?

Maguida Chroniques d'un Pisteur Blanc

03rd March 2020 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

UNSUSPECTED CHARGES

I remember of some of the most unusual charges I have ever had, and this is enough to make my loyal clients question my entire reputation…

Giant Eland Hunting Cameroon

21st October 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

THE GHOST ANTELOPE

I lifted my binoculars up to spot two Hartebeests, calmly grazing… A little further, a darker mass. I took a few steps to the side to have a better look. A Lord Derby Eland was standing at 300 yards ! I instinctively squat down, so does all the team.

18th December 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

The Northern Lion in Danger

The Northern Lion, Panthera leo leo, is in immediate danger of extinction in Cameroon and the rest of its range. In 2023, less than 400 West African Lions are estimated to remain in the wild…

05th November 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

THE 3 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PILLARS

Without a global and integrated approach, we will only postpone the degradation of the Protected Areas and the animal species that are their raison d’être, and which constitute a unique World Wildlife Heritage…

Hunting Safari Rainforest Cameroon

09th February 2020 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

THE LAND OF THE PYGMIES

The Dornier aircraft was flying over an endless green ocean, when a tiny luminous stark contoured rectangle appeared: the air strip, in the middle of nowhere…

12th July 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Xavier Vannier

HERITAGE of a PASSION

What I will remember the most during this first safari, are the tears of my father. Those that translate the pride, the transmission of an ancestral heritage, of a family know-how for 4 generations…

Frank Vannier

10th November 2022 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

King of my Dreams

My tears plunge me in a complex moral disorder. Introspective sorrow. Doubt. Immeasurable joy. Everything that makes our passion for hunting vibrate within us.
Forgive me O King of my dreams…

26th October 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

Wildlife Conservation is a Need

We have been descending the Ndugba river bed for more than 5 hours. The heat is unbearable and my body starts to cry out for mercy. My feet hurt, my legs, although hardened, support me only with difficulty…

Faro Safaris Rainforest Cameroon

30th May 2019 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

Return to the Forest

Elephants, bongos, dwarf buffaloes, sitatungas, gorillas, chimpanzees, giant forest hogs, red river hogs, duikers, etc. I am delighted by so many signs of their presence…

Lord Derby Eland Hunting

20th June 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

3 Days 3 Giant Elands

This story I share is unique in my experience. Indeed, I have never seen the opportunity on a Lord Derby Eland be repeated 3 days in a row in my lifetime. Unbelievable…

04th January 2023 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

DIGITALIzATION of anti-poaching

Poachers, gold seekers, woodcutters, cattle herders and illegal fishermen all share one thing in common. When they spot our anti-poaching units, they immediately run!

18th December 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

The Northern Lion in Danger

The Northern Lion, Panthera leo leo, is in immediate danger of extinction in Cameroon and the rest of its range. In 2023, less than 400 West African Lions are estimated to remain in the wild…

Frank Vannier

10th November 2022 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

King of my Dreams

My tears plunge me in a complex moral disorder. Introspective sorrow. Doubt. Immeasurable joy. Everything that makes our passion for hunting vibrate within us.
Forgive me O King of my dreams…

06th November 2022 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Xavier Vannier

AQUATIC CHASE

Flies slice through the air with an almost bewitching hiss. A couple of Pel’s fishing owls are echoing. A hippo growls timidly whilst a hyena sneers a few hundred meters away. I cannot help but think: is she laughing at us?

05th November 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

THE 3 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PILLARS

Without a global and integrated approach, we will only postpone the degradation of the Protected Areas and the animal species that are their raison d’être, and which constitute a unique World Wildlife Heritage…

26th October 2022 | in Wildlife Conservation | by Xavier Vannier

Wildlife Conservation is a Need

We have been descending the Ndugba river bed for more than 5 hours. The heat is unbearable and my body starts to cry out for mercy. My feet hurt, my legs, although hardened, support me only with difficulty…

Maguida Chroniques d'un Pisteur Blanc

03rd March 2020 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

UNSUSPECTED CHARGES

I remember of some of the most unusual charges I have ever had, and this is enough to make my loyal clients question my entire reputation…

Hunting Safari Rainforest Cameroon

09th February 2020 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

THE LAND OF THE PYGMIES

The Dornier aircraft was flying over an endless green ocean, when a tiny luminous stark contoured rectangle appeared: the air strip, in the middle of nowhere…

Faro Safaris Rainforest Cameroon

30th May 2019 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

Return to the Forest

Elephants, bongos, dwarf buffaloes, sitatungas, gorillas, chimpanzees, giant forest hogs, red river hogs, duikers, etc. I am delighted by so many signs of their presence…

Giant Eland Hunting Cameroon

21st October 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

THE GHOST ANTELOPE

I lifted my binoculars up to spot two Hartebeests, calmly grazing… A little further, a darker mass. I took a few steps to the side to have a better look. A Lord Derby Eland was standing at 300 yards ! I instinctively squat down, so does all the team.

12th July 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Xavier Vannier

HERITAGE of a PASSION

What I will remember the most during this first safari, are the tears of my father. Those that translate the pride, the transmission of an ancestral heritage, of a family know-how for 4 generations…

Lord Derby Eland Hunting

20th June 2018 | in Hunting Chronicles | by Frank Vannier

3 Days 3 Giant Elands

This story I share is unique in my experience. Indeed, I have never seen the opportunity on a Lord Derby Eland be repeated 3 days in a row in my lifetime. Unbelievable…