Category Archives: Fascinating Wildlife

Read amazing stories about Kenya’s spectacular wildlife and be inspired to come in person to witness the splendour for yourself

The True Queen of the Jungle

All animals have their unique feature, that distinct feature that sets them apart from the rest. For some it’s their speed, for others it’s their strength and for others, their size. But for one animal in particular, that distinct feature … Continue reading

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The ‘Hyena of All Birds’ Is Revealed

When we talk about birds most people think of cuddly, harmless and pet-like creatures that can serve as toys for their children. But not all birds are as harmless as we would like to think. There is a species of … Continue reading

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12 Reasons The Leopard And The Cheetah Are More Different Than You Think

It has been said that the only difference between a cheetah and a leopard is speed, size and the tear line that is missing on the leopard. So the other day I decided to scrutinize these two animals closely (of … Continue reading

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A Humbling Encounter With The King Of Spiders

The first reaction you tend to have when you come across a Baboon Spider, also known as the tarantula, outside Africa, is one of utter fear. So when I came across several in the Euwaso Ngiro area of Narok recently … Continue reading

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Believe it or not, the Queen of the Jungle Posed For Me

My plan was to spend the weekend in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, my abode, the tented Kimana Mara Camp. For me, this was not the first time to be in the park. I had been here before during the … Continue reading

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Reversed Roles In The Wild: What If The Hunter Became The Hunted?

When you look at the tame and wild animals we have today, we think of the carnivores as the most horrifying and scary of these animals. The herbivores are considered dangerous if provoked. They do not actually hunt you down … Continue reading

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