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The Challenges For Cheetahs

February 15, 2016 by Naibor No Comment

Cheetah chasing after a van. A lesser known species which is currently under threat are cheetahs. The global cheetah population is rapidly dwindling with less than 10 000 individuals left in the wild. Fortunately the Mara ecosystem has a relatively high density of cheetahs, but this does not mean that they do not need to ...

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The Best Time of the Year in the Mara

January 29, 2016 by Naibor No Comment

Our guide Jacob would recommend visiting at one of two times during the year.  The first, is as you might expect, during the migration.  He says this is an incredible time of year especially if you are a lucky enough to get a good sighting of the wildebeest crossing the river, trying to avoid the ...

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THE STRANGE BEHAVIOR OF THE SOUTHERN GROUND HORNBILL

December 17, 2015 by Naibor No Comment

On a recent trip out into the Mara, Jackson, one of our guides, spotted a Southern Ground Hornbill behaving oddly.  He decided to stop and have a look at what she was doing.  On closer inspection Jackson could see that the hornbill had killed a millipede and had split it open to get to the ...

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NAIBOR CAMP A SUPPORTER OF THE MARA-MERU CHEETAH PROJECT

December 3, 2015 by Naibor No Comment

The Mara-Meru Cheetah project aims to secure habitat for the long-term survival of cheetahs and their eco-systems through multi-disciplined and integrated scientific research, community outreach and education programs.       In the 1970s there were about 15,000 cheetahs in Africa, while now the global wild cheetah population is estimated to be as low as ...

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A Very Rare Sighting

October 26, 2015 by Naibor No Comment

It always fills our guides with concern when a guest arrives at camp and tells them that the animal they would most like to see is a pangolin or scaly ant eater. They say that leopards are hard to spot but they have nothing on this member of the ant eating family. Our camp manager ...

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