Africa’s frank natural beauty has begun like an enchantment. Mikumi National Park is still a kilometre away but we have seen tens of antelopes and a gently beautiful Masai giraffe on the way already! With my cousin who has been gracious to bring me to Africa saying, “You deserve a break,” there are two Polish […]

via My Return to Africa – Part 3: Mikumi National Park, Tanzania — Silkworm Slumbers

This video is a Serengeti documentary. Reports now circulating on the web suggest that the Government of Tanzania has given the go ahead for a road to be built right across the Serengeti, potentially blocking the migration route of the wildebeest, threatening the wildlife with a large amount of high speed traffic and providing easy […]

via Serengeti nature reserve threatened — Dear Kitty. Some blog

The fastest land mammal in the Americas, the pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is the last surviving member of a once vast and diverse family – the Antilocapridae. Able to reach speeds of over 50 miles per hour, this hoofed mammal inhabits the expanse grasslands of North America. Superficially resembling antelopes, the pronghorn is actually more closely related to […]

via The Pronghorn — The Wonders of Wildlife

Antelopes are some of my favourite animals to write about. Seemingly mundane to some, I just love the elegance and majesty of these hoofed mammals. When I picture an African sunrise, I see antelopes like impala and topi wandering across the amber horizon, just carrying out normal day-to-day activities. I think that it’s the simplicity […]

via The Topi — The Wonders of Wildlife