Migrant Wildebeests in East Africa

The wildebeest migration was named the ‘eighth Wonder of the World’. This is the largest assembly of animals in the planet Earth. The principle players are the wildebeest, whose numbers appear to have settled at just under 1.7 million, with supporting roles from some 400,000 Thomson’s gazelle, 300,000 zebra and 13,000 elands. The migration is […]

My First Time in the Maasai Mara

I thought I was prepared for my first Maasai Mara visit—I packed light, brought a good camera, and was ready to become very familiar with my safari vehicle, where I would be spending many hours watching animals. But what I wasn’t prepared for was the feeling of being on safari. It’s difficult to describe, but […]