July 30, 2013
The “otter” wonders of Rubondo
Author: Janice Reed-Smith, former researcher, ‘African Otter Outreach Project’, Director
Some days you wait patiently for the briefest of glimpses. Other days, after hours of watching them eat, frolic, rub, groom, squabble, and sleep; you just wish they would leave so you can move. But, no matter which kind of day it is, it is always a great day when you see the otters on»
July 19, 2013
Crossing frenzy in northern Serengeti
After their very early arrival in the North, the migration is now well spread out across the Northern Serengeti with plenty of animals in the Mara River and Sand River areas, a few towards Kichwa Tembo Rd and again big herds on the Bologonja side and on the Kogatende side. Some great crossings are being seen by our guides and guests on the Mara River, but also on the Sand River side. It's a»
July 18, 2013
Author: Nadejda Josephine Msindai | Chimpanzee Researcher at Rubondo Island
The island is full of lianas, which are those woody vines Tarzan used to swing about on whilst in the jungle. We know of 7 species on Rubondo, but I am sure there are more. Unfortunately, little is known about lianas because only recently did plant biologists become interested in them.
July 07, 2013
Life in Mahale National Park is easy to settle into for new camp managers. Late breakfasts due to the late sunrises over the mountains. Gorgeous sunsets over Lake Tanganyika and the Congo. Guests go hiking in the mornings yet we have chimp sightings in camps multiple times a week lately. What is not to love?
We view a new group of guests as if we are turning the channel of a»