When it comes to wildlife in the wild, there’s no such thing as a sure thing.
There’s no set timeframe or clear boundaries, so it’s all about moving the goalposts and keeping an open mind.
But what about the other side of the fence?
The savannah is often considered to be the most natural of habitats, and it’s the perfect place to start.
The grasslands and wetlands are so abundant, you’ll never know where you’ll find your next meal.
And as you walk the savannah, you might come across the occasional rare animal, such as a leopard or an owl.
It’s an experience that can make or break you.
“You might see a lemur that’s just been in a tree and it just looks so much bigger,” says Andrew.
“If you’re lucky, you can catch one of these and then you can walk up to it and then it’s a little bit more quiet.”
Andrew is looking to capture this rare sighting in the savanna.
“I’m really keen to see one of those owls,” he says.
“I’m hoping I can find a lemming.”
The lemur is a subspecies of the snowy owl, which has been spotted on the savannas of New Zealand for more than 50 years.
Andrew’s not the only one excited by the prospect of seeing a lemmings.
“This is my favourite one, I like seeing them,” says Sarah.
“They’re very friendly, so if I can capture one then I can keep my mind open.”
As Andrew prepares for his trek across the savana, he’s also taking time to reflect on what his future holds.
“There’s definitely a lot of changes in the world, but I think that there’s a lot more going on in the environment than people realise,” he explains.
“So I’m really excited about the opportunity that I have.”
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