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The African wild dog is one of the most endangered creatures on the planet. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, there remain only 6,000 across the entire African continent. And their numbers are plummeting. It is not just that these whimsically beautiful beasts are affected by diseases such as rabies or canine distemper, both of which are passed down to them in the belief that dogs have killed their livestock. In reality, however, wild dogs only hunt wild…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2020 at 10:26am
If you must – and you – must travel to Kisumu from Nairobi, try something different. The Kericho route is beautiful, what with the rolling hills covered in green tea plantations that look like a rich man’s lawn. But that is what everyone uses. Perhaps try branching off instead at Londiani. Pause for a minute to rest your feet from the pedals and let the market women and men swam your car with cobs of maize and a variety of fruits and vegetables and then proceed to Muhoroni.…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2020 at 10:19am
Most animals fear people regardless of how large or potentially dangerous they are. They want to be left in peace.
The future of lions holds in the balance. Once the most widespread mammal on earth after man, lions are now believed to number 25,000. The problem is that lions and humans want the same thing-real estate. A prime lion territory in Maasai Mara measures 50 to 100 square kilometers and offers ambush sites, access to water, shade of trees and bushes, and somewhere safe to…Continue
Posted on April 16, 2020 at 7:01am