Olive baboons

Olive baboons

A playful group of Olive Baboons, Papio anubis, Mount Meru, Arusha National Park, Tanzania, April 2013

Feeling tiny

Feeling tiny

feeling tiny… Serengeti Ndogo, Mount Meru, Arusha National Park, Tanzania, April 2013 it’s night…

My journey of elephants

My journey of elephants

My journey of elephants… Tsavo National Park, Kenya & Arusha National Park, Tanzania, April 2013 I encounter them very often these days… actually, wherever I go I meet huge clans of Bush elephants, Loxodonta africana. I fell in love with them!!! They make me happy… and at the same time sad… because I know how […]

African stonechat

African stonechat

Male African stonechat, Saxicola torquata axillaris, Taita Hills, Taveta, Kenya, April 2013 Unexpectedly, this stonechat population is not breeding right now… Thus, males are not as territorial as usual… thus, they are not as responsive to our simulated intruder, a stuffed decoy within their territory. They also do not sing at all during the nonbreeding […]

Rhinoceros beetle

Rhinoceros beetle

Our friend the Rhinoceros beetle or Dynastinae (Scarabaeidae), Taita Hills, Taveta, Kenya, April 2013 Every night he was waiting on our doorstep. Each Rhinoceros beetle has a horn on the thorax and another horn pointing forward from the center thorax. The horns are used in fighting other males during mating season, and for digging. The size […]

Nocturnal visitors

Nocturnal visitors

Countless nocturnal visitors every night… Taita Hills, Taveta, Kenya, April 2013

Long-tailed widowbird

Long-tailed widowbird

Long-tailed widowbird (Euplectes progne)… Kinangop Plateau, Kenya, April 2013 … in breeding plumage happily displaying for his harem of thirty females  

First minutes of life

First minutes of life

The first minutes of life… Morungaru Kinangop Plateau Kenya April 2013 first breath first sight of mum first time ever standing.

My lil’ farm

My lil’ farm

my lil` farm… Kinangop Plateau, Kenya, April 2013

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park

Gray is not always gray… Amboseli National Park, Kenya, March 2013