Kenya is home to the big 5 animals of Africa, a beautiful diversity of landscapes, bird and plant life and some of the most fascinating cultures on earth. With more than 45 National parks and reserves to choose from, it’s easy to be spoiled for choice. We have handpicked what we feel are the best […]

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If you’re an avid traveler with insatiable wanderlust, then an African safari is likely high on your bucket list. The continent is full of options for spotting the Big Five (water buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant, lion, and leopard), encountering a herd of elephants ushering their calves through the bush, or admiring the regal giraffe as it […]

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Edmonton Area Couple Chastised for Lion Kill

An Edmonton-area couple, Carolyn & Darren Carter, drew heavy criticism for a recent photo that shows them kissing behind a beautiful, large, dead male lion that they had apparently shot. The couple had ben on a recent trophy-hunting safari in Africa, and they apparently make their living as taxidermists.
There seems to be quite a few people who think killing for fun is a good thing to do, and most like to brag about in their selfie photos.
It is estimated that only about 20,000 lions remain in the wild n Africa, only 6000 of these are males — leaving a small gene pool to populate future generations.
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