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Cheetah cub update: courtesy of Kenya Wildlife Service they now are in an orphanage

The Kenya Wildlife Service has relocated the three cheetah cubs to Nairobi National Park’s orphanage. The latest video portrays the cubs in a cement cell. Even if they are moved within the orphanage is this in their best interest?       Unless … Continue reading

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Is it the Mara Triangle or an orphanage for three cheetah cubs?

Three cheetah cubs are the center of controversy brewing in Kenya’s Mara Triangle, which is managed by the Mara Conservancy. The link I have provided describes the circumstances surrounding the three orphans. Their precarious state represents the quandary officials face … Continue reading

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Wildlife harassment

I’ve just finished posting the first three parts of my series on wildlife harassment in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. I was unable to attach the video to part three due to a software glitch, so here it is: Thank … Continue reading

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The debacle of wildlife harassment

Anyone who has ever been on safari has seen the scenario of a multitude of vehicles loaded with tourists up way too close and personal with wildlife, usually carnivores. Years ago during my first trip to Kenya, I was one … Continue reading

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Did the translocation of elephants into Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve backfire?

Translocation of elephants from Narok North into Maasai Mara was on the Kenya Wildlife Service’s (KWS) agenda during September. According to the KWS, as of a few days ago phase one is complete and a huge success.  But how does … Continue reading

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Maasai Mara’s Big Cats Star in the Disneynature Film “African Cats”

Disneynature did it again! An extraordinary look into Africa’s wildlife. But this time I was disappointed. Perhaps my expectations were too high. Disney’s cinema-photography, especially aerial footage over the Rift Valley, is spectacular and captivating.  The movie’s release coincided with Earth Day, but … Continue reading

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