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Catching up with the Enesikiria pride in the Mara






Last week I was privileged enough to spend an evening with some members of the our adoption lions. The lions in question – Enesikiria pride – live in the Naboisho conservancy on the edge of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. What became clear pretty quickly is that this pride are local celebrities. Conservancy staff and visitors […]

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The Mara River

Happy Mara Day






Sunday, 15 September is world Mara Day, celebrating the Mara River and the world renowned Mara landscape. This year’s theme focuses on the river’s health which is especially poignant at a time when these landscapes and rivers are under ever-growing pressure. The Mara River begins in the Mau Forest in Kenya. It then travels through […]

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Rotiken and his team on patrol. From the field

Masai Mara rhino update: Day 5, Meshuko






Throughout this week we’ve brought you updates from the field, courtesy of Rotiken Denis – head of the Masai Mara Rhino Monitoring Team. Read through all of the updates, or have a look at what happened yesterday. — Rhino: Meshuko Sighting: The rhino was browsing on open ground. Details: Animal is very social. About the […]

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Rhino rangers on patrol in the Masai Mara. From the field

Masai Mara rhino update: Day 2, Karanja the black rhino






Throughout this week we’ll be bringing you updates from the field, courtesy of Rotiken Denis – head of the Masai Mara Rhino Monitoring Team. Read through all of the updates, or have a look at what happened yesterday. — Rhino: Karanja Sighting: Karanja was sighted wallowing in a watering hole. Details: Karanja has natural notches […]

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