Tag Archives: Big Cats

Mara Explorer Camp Wildlife Sightings – April 2015

Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Weather   Raining.   The rivers and luggas are flooded.   Mara River is rising after the low ebb in the last few months.     The … Continue reading

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Samburu Intrepids Camp Easter Sightings

A young male cheetah near Larsens Camp was seen. He looks new in the area.   At Samburu National Reserve, we have a good number of cheetahs. For the last six months, we have had regular sightings of two females, … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP – 30TH MARCH 2015

Weather   The weather has changed.   The rain started around the Mara. It’s the first rain of the year and the land is dry and thirsty. The parched soil will simply soak all the water first. Hopefully, the vegetation … Continue reading

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AFRICAN CIVET – SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP

We have a very active civet during the night at the camp. One night, a security guard called to report a leopard and l went to check.   It was a quiet night save for the baboons barking like dogs … Continue reading

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BIG CAT Report – Samburu Intrepids Camp

At 4pm recently, we arrived at the Daraja bridge on the Ewaso Nyiro River in the heart of the Samburu National Reserve. It is the elephants’ main crossing area. There were no herbivores around and I slowed down to look … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 11th Feb 2015

Weather   It’s very hot. The sun is blazing during the day forcing animals to look for shade.   Temperature   19c morning   29c at midday   26c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   Following … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 15th January 2015

Weather   The weather: Both cool and sunny.   Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   The Loita or local wildebeest, zebras and gazelle have gone back … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 12th November 2014

Weather   It’s fantastic – sunny days and cool nights.   Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   The great migration from Serengeti left earlier than expected … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 11th October

Weather   It is cloudy but the sky clears by mid-day.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS   The wildebeest are widely spread following the rains filling … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 30 August 2014

Weather   It’s cold and cloudy early morning, clearing up before mid-day. Dress warm dressing with Maasai shukas (blankets) for morning and evening game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION … Continue reading

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