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Banded mongoose, the fascinating feisty little snake hunters of African savanna.

The banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) is a mongoose species native from the Sahel to Southern Africa. It is a sturdy mongoose with a large head, small ears, short, muscular limbs and a long tail, almost as long as the rest of the body. Their fur is shaggy and greyish brown with several dark …

Lake Magadi, a shimmering weekend getaway for a wild and refreshing adventure.

Lake Magadi and Shompole Conservancy are located in southern Kenya, around 2-3 hours drive from Nairobi, close to the the border of Tanzania. Lake Magadi is an amazing unique and serene destination for nature lovers, bird lovers and adventure camping tourists, in search of pristine camping …

Hyenas, protective parents and accomplished hunters despite being maligned as nasty scavengers.

Hyenas or hyaenas are mammals of the family hyaenidae. With only four extant species it is the fifth-smallest family in order Carnivora. Despite their low diversity, hyenas are unique and vital components of most African ecosystems. Ugly’, ‘cowardly’, ‘thieving’… It seems that nobody has anything good to say about Africa’s commonest large carnivore, the …

Buffalo Springs National Reserve, another treasure in the northern circuit.

Buffalo Springs National Reserve is an alternate choice for guests who desire a discerning and unfettered safari trip in northern Kenya’s bush country. As one of the several hidden landscapes, the reserve offers a serene setting where you escape into a vast landscape of remarkable …