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A Close Encounter With The Master of Stealth

The leopard is known to be one of the world’s most stealth hunters, creeping inches from his prey, without being detected. This solitary cat knows the value of dead silence. Maybe the phrase speech is silver and silence is gold, … Continue reading

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The Day We Had a Nasty Biting Encounter

The holidays come with a lot of excitements and impulses. We do things we might not normally do in our right minds. It might be because of too much adrenaline pumped in our already hyped up bodies. But this is … Continue reading

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‘Am I Lost’ – Lesser Flamingo Photographed In The Maasai Mara

The year 2012 ended on a rather bizarre note in the Maasai Mara when a rare guest showed up unannounced in this vast savannah wilderness. It was a Lesser flamingo! Need I remind you that it is not every day … Continue reading

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The Day We Were Held Hostage By a Lion Cub

Picture this for a second, being held hostage by a lion cub. Yeah, as crazy as it sounds this actually happened. A couple of friends and I took a game drive to the Nairobi National Park with the aim of … Continue reading

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Fighting Elephants With Bees: New Beehive Fences Keeping The Jumbos Away From The Farms

For residents of Ngariama location in Kirinyaga East district living close to elephant territory, the constant loss of livelihoods and even lives by the marauding jumbos, is all too common. This, it seems, is about to change if a new … Continue reading

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Nature’s Perfect Flying Creature Can Be Found Right Here in Kenya

Of the more than 1,000 bird species recorded in Kenya, I find the Rüppell’s Vulture (Gyps rueppellii), to be among the most fascinating. With a current estimated population of about 30,000, the Rüppell’s Vulture (also known as Rüppell’s Griffon), like … Continue reading

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