Great African Migrations…

Masai Mara Ecosystem has been classified among the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ due to the spectacular great migration when over 1 million wildebeest and more than hundred thousand zebra cross the Mara River coming from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara in search of water and greener pastures. The Mara is known for its […]

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Happy African Wildlife-Viewing Holiday!

16 Days East Africa Happy Holidays Tours – Wild race Africa Premier Safaris in Kenya and Tanzania This 16 days Kenya and Tanzania happy holidays tour and adventure takes you to some of the world leading premier national parks and game reserves in Africa, Kenya and Tanzania on a combined East Africa Kenya and Tanzania […]

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Rare Quagga Zebras…

When the last Quagga mare died in Amsterdam Zoo in 1883, it was thought that this uniquely South African species of zebra was hunted into extinction, never to be seen again. Where once thousands of Quaggas, with their striped forequarters and brown backs and buttocks roamed the Karoo their distinct “kwa-ha-ha” calls would never be […]

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Lions on the Masai Mara…

In the middle of February, I was fortunate enough to spend eight days in the Masai Mara on a photographic safari guided by Lou Coetzer, the owner of CNP Safaris. The eight days yielded some fantastic wildlife photographic opportunities in the North Mara. February is outside the wildebeest migration season in this part of the […]

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Hooves on the Masai Mara…

So much attention is given to the predators in the Masai Mara, but there is so much more to see and experience. Often the more we see the less we notice. This seems to be true of the herbivores which wander the grass plains of the Mara. Yes the migration is one of the natural wonders […]

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Masai Mara African Ecosystem.

Masai Mara Ecosystem has been classified among the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ due to the spectacular great migration when over 1 million wildebeest and more than hundred thousand zebra cross the Mara River coming from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara in search of water and greener pastures. The Mara is known for its […]

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Mother of Elephants passes…

Daphne Sheldrick, DBE, just left us at the age of 83. She was the “mother of elephants” (Tembo mama in Swahili). She founded the “Orphanage” near Nairobi where orphaned elephants (due to poaching) are raised, cared for and many later returned to the bush. In 1967, (I know, fifty years ago and change. Don’t remind […]

via Daphne Sheldrick (1934-2018) Tembo mama — Equinoxio