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Skype and its impact on wildlife conservation

A month or so ago I wrote an article about Skype in the classroom. It’s a global project that incorporates hundreds of thousands of students who take part in a variety of shared experiences such as talking with authors, athletes, … Continue reading

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This week something good happened for Kenya’s elephants

Kenya and six other African nations took an official stand against ivory poaching. The Kenya Wildlife Service designated Monday as the first ever “African Elephant Law Enforcement Day” followed by an assortment of celebratory events that ended Wednesday with the … Continue reading

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African Elephants Define What Family is all About

A friend of mine sent me this video, which I just have to share.  A poignant reminder that it’s not just humans who know what family means.  We are so blessed to share this world with such magnificent creatures. Female … Continue reading

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Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s Animal Orphanage Makes it to IMAX

  The Sheldrick WildlifeTrust’s precious infant elephants are now galumphing across IMAX screens everywhere. The latest 3D IMAX movie “Born To Be Wild” was unveiled over the weekend.  It’s a poignant view into the lives of two extraordinary women  and … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to my home of tales and safaris.  Initially, my mission for this site was to post my travel and conservation writings, but life has a funny way of messing with plans.  Now, besides those article links, Makena Safaris, LLC … Continue reading

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