General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 17th April, 2015

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

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 16th April, 2015

Elephant Sighting in Samburu Reserve – April 2015

It’s 35 degrees centigrade and we are hoping for rain soon.   The hot spell in northern Kenya is a trying time for both people and the wildlife. The Ewaso Nyiro river which is the life-lung of these northern regions … Continue reading

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 15th April, 2015

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

General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 10th April, 2015

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

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve

Posted on 24th March, 2015

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

General, Samburu National Reserve

Posted on 27th February, 2015

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

General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 11th February, 2015

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

General, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 3rd February, 2015

SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP – Wildlife Update

White-tailed Mongoose at the Camp   Star gazing in the wilds of northern Kenya is spectacular. The night skies dazzle guests with the display of stars, planets and comets.   Guests to the Camp are fascinated by this nightly show … Continue reading

General, Tsavo West, Wildlife Update

Posted on 31st January, 2015

ZIWANI CAMP ANIMALS SIGHTING

Weather   It’s been sunny until midday with clouds gathering in the afternoon. By evening, it pours with rain. Most of the roads in the park have been washed away or are inaccessible.   Temperature   19’c morning 29’c at … Continue reading

General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 16th January, 2015

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