Interested in going on an African safari in May? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Kenya’s Taita Hills is a dense cloud forest teeming with wildlife. While that may sound like paradise, the forest is threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation – which is raising concerns amongst researchers.
An incredibly adorable sighting as two lion cubs have a field day snacking on a kudu carcass in the Maasai Mara.
Interested in going on an African safari in April? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
A reinvigorating departure from ‘real life’ as trekkers explore Kenya’s Karisia Hills – known for its wilderness and diverse wildlife.
British wildlife photographer, Will Burrard-Lucas, has captured a series of high-quality camera trap photographs of a wild melanistic leopard (otherwise known as a black panther) in Africa.
Interested in going on an African safari in February? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
WARNING: Contains distressing images, not for sensitive viewers. A zebra receives fatal injuries after a crocodile attack in the Mara River.
Interested in going on an African safari in January? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Interested in going on an African safari in December? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Investigating the changing makeup of the Maasai Mara’s vegetation over time and how elephants have contributed to these changes.
If you are an avid twitcher, you should consider coming to the Maasai Mara where a whole host of rare birdlife awaits you!
Not all safaris are born equal. Some are so special by the very nature of what they offer, that even our seasoned team here at Africa Geographic keep them in their personal ‘must-do’ lists. Some refer to them as ‘bucket-list’ safaris; we simply suggest that you really should consider embarking on these journeys before you kick the bucket (list).
Shaba National Reserve, lying deep in northern Kenya’s expanse, is a stunning wilderness home to dramatic gorges, open plains and extinct volcanoes.
The rolling savanna grass plains of the Maasai Mara may not automatically spring to mind as a hotspot for butterfly diversity; yet lepidopterists and amateur butterfly lovers alike are in for a treat when they stay at one of the Governors’ Camp Collection properties.
Interested in going on an African safari in October? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
The stories of Maasai Mara are not simply woven around the Big 5, but of coming up close and personal with never-before-seen experiences. It is about simply marvelling at the effortless way a million stories bursts into life in that single frame.
Struck with two poison arrows, an elephant bull faced a slow and painful death, but fortunately he survived thanks to quick intervention.
Although cheetahs are solitary creatures, males (often brothers) form coalitions and defend their territory together. Amaka, and his brother Zuri, have done just this, and at six years old have spent their lives as companions and compatriots.
Interested in going on an African safari in August? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Interested in going on an African safari in July? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Interested in going on an African safari in June? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
In the tropics, fast growing human populations and an increased need for agricultural land clash with the need to protect biodiversity hotspots. Often nature loses out and pristine habitats become fragmented and gradually degraded. How does this affect the animals that have roamed these landscapes before humans started to exploit them? Can they cope with these changes?
We get an insiders view as to what happens during the relocation process of an elephant heading to a new home from Lewa to Tsavo in Kenya.
In the depths of the night a magical event took place as an elephant gives birth right on the grounds of a tented camp in the Maasai Mara.
The story of how the orphan giraffe, Tala, came to live at Ekorian’s Mugie Camp in the Mugie Conservancy in northwest Laikipia, Kenya.
Despite the fact that they are known to have an aggressive nature and displays unexpected behaviour, a cold-blooded kill by a hippo is rarely caught on camera in the wild.
Imagine being able to enjoy an African safari experience while contributing to conservation solutions for the continent at the same time.
The charming town of Lamu in Kenya is one of Africa’s oldest and most authentic places, and has so much to offer for the intrepid traveller.
Land, an emotive subject, a limited resource that builds nations or breaks them. Use it well and you thrive, use it unwisely and you will sink to the bottomless pit of chaos and poverty.
November is a great time in Africa, and the ideal time to go on safari thanks to lower prices at lodges and fewer tourists.
The birth of a Tanzanian black-and-white colobus (in the Diani Beach area in Kenya) calls for celebration and proof that the continuous hard work of a dedicated team of conservationists at the Colobus Conservation Center can save this species from extinction.
A pair of giraffes with leucism, a condition that inhibits pigmentation in skin cells, have been filmed by conservationists for the first time in Kenya.
Explore the advantages of going on a shorter African safari, where fly-in safaris can deliver you right into the thick of the action without wasting time on overland journeys and lengthy internal transfers.
Let Saruni Mara guide, William Ole Tinka, teach you how to count from one to ten in Maa (Maasai language).
Caesar is part of my photographic project aiming at finding and photographing truly representative individuals from iconic species, referred to in hunters’ parlance as the biggest “trophies”.
Community-owned conservancies earning income from ecotourism are quite common in Kenya, but Il Ngwesi is different.
Epic video footage of sandgrouse swooping down at a waterhole for a drink in the Sera Conservancy in northern Kenya.
During a photographic safari to the Massai Mara, Kenya, we came across a really dramatic sighting: a lioness hunting a newborn waterbuck
The discovery of the Kakiya Cave means our excursions at Mara Bushtops in Kenya have just become even more exciting!
Over the last four years, Mara has not been lucky when it comes to reproduction. Despite her efforts to increase members of the pride, she has not been successful; from three consecutive births none of her cubs have reached adulthood.
Every true adventurer should witness the spectacle of the Great Migration at least once in their lifetime. The sheer scale of the herd’s movements make it an unbeatable natural phenomenon – and although there’s a traditional high season, the migration never really stops as the as the mega herds keep moving in pursuit of rain and grass.
A report by CNN’s Inside Africa brilliantly details all the incredibly hard work and efforts by so many people and organisations in Northern Kenya in attempts to protect the black rhino populations in the area.
The annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon is one of the most anticipated events in East Africa. Organised by Tusk Trust it takes place in one of the most dramatic settings on the continent: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of Africa’s most endangered wildlife.
At Saruni Samburu in Kenya, we offer our guests a unique experience: access to an elephant-proof, ground level hide based at a waterhole, where from both novice and professional photographers can safely photograph wildlife.
One of the lodges at Saruni in Kenya recently came across this lioness who had a particular penchant for ostrich eggs.