The luggas (seasonal rivers) can only be crossed using 4×4 vehicles – and at
this point these are the only vehicles that can handle the Mara roads.
flooded and not passable. One can only access the Mara Intrepids Camp using the
Talek bridge and then using the footbridge to cross over. Hence the game drives
are possible on from the Camp on both sides of the Talek River, where the Ridge
Pride is and Olive the leopard with Bahati. The plains game is abundant -
topis, impala and gazelles everywhere.
areas attracting the grazers. Herds of zebra, topi and gazelles stretch from east of Mara Intrepids
Camp to Intiakitiak and Olare Orok Rivers. The Topi Plain, Shamarta
and Paradise Plain west of Mara Intrepids Camp are also rich in game.
13. Notch and his bully boys (his four sons) had killed nine cubs reducing the
pride of 22 to 13.
The Ridge Pride of 11 is south of Mara Intrepids Camp, across the Talek
River. The females are enjoying the company of Notch. Notch and his boys are
very good at hunting hippos. In the last four months, they have killed five
hippos. It’s unusual for instead of the females doing the hunting, it’s the
males doing it.
occasionally coming out to hunt and disappearing in the thick forest. She
targets the male impalas and Thomson gazelles.
seen regularly. She hunted male impalas and warthog piglets.
are roaming between Maji ya Fisi and Rhino Ridge.