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Safari With a Twist

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Having recently returned from hiking in Patagonia, active adventures are really speaking to me at the moment. With that in mind, here are some unique ...

When A Cheetah Decides It Wants To Take Over Your Safari Truck

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.18.2016 | Weird News

Tourists at Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya got a little more than they bargained for when a cheetah jumped up onto their safari vehicle and prac...

Jaws, Section III -- More Toothy Customers, From Lions to Tasmanian Devils: Animal Planet On the Looney Front, Part 12

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.22.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Laughing hyenas really do sound as if they're laughing, the sort of maniacal screeches you get at an executive meeting of your favorite company or organization.

The Many Faces of the Maasai

AFKTravel | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
AFKTravel

Stuart Butler, a writer and photographer who has covered Africa for more than two decades, recently decided to walk across Maasai lands in Kenya in o...

Kenya for Those Who Like Silver Linings

Pam Grout | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

A significant travel bargain right now---and this is even during the high season--is Kenya where skies are brilliant blue and more than 2 million wildebeest and zebra have migrated from Tanzania into the legendary Masai Mara.

African Wildlife Is in Trouble, and Only Africans Can Save It

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

If the animals can be induced to stay where they belong, and the people can be convinced that they are no longer a threat, then peace can break out. I saw this happen in Tanzania, where the Living Wall project builds unbreachable fences that keep lions away from livestock.

Can Fat Baboons Help Us Understand the 'Obesity Paradox'?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Does our present high-sugar diet do to us what the "garbage dump diet" did to the baboons? Weight gain, pre-diabetes and alarming cholesterol elevations are all results of our diet too. Like the baboons, we humans will certainly respond to dietary insults in a variety of ways.

A Crossing In Kenya: A Thrilling Spectacle of the Great Migration

Susan Portnoy | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

There are no guarantees when it comes to a crossing. You may wait for hours and nothing happens, but when it does, it's magical. At first it was orderly. But suddenly the endeavor became frenzied, as if a wildebeest in the back had screamed, "Lion!"

PHOTOS: Pikolinos Gala Dinner 2013

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.18.2013 | Black Voices

Diplomats were replaced by the fashion set last night at the United Nations in New York City for the 2013 Pikolinos Gala Dinner. The event was thr...

Masai Mara Mornings On Horseback

Richard Powell | Posted 01.10.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

As we pull back on our reins to marvel in silent reverence at the vast landscape, dotted with wild animals, our guide decides to narrate the moment. ...

A Little Love Goes a Long Way...

Christa Zambardino | Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

Although I cannot explain why, I was so moved by this school and these girls -- their personal stories made me cry but their smiles warmed my heart -- I know that I was there for a reason and I was meant to do something with these feelings.

PHOTOS: Kenya's Dramatic Great Migration

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

In a migration that makes our looming national back-to-school rush look like a Starbuck's line, up to two million wildebeests and hundreds of thousand...

The Migration Arrives In Kenya

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Last week camps and lodges throughout the Maasai Mara in Kenya reported that the wildebeest migration had arrived.

PHOTOS: Kidtastic Family Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

What is a Kidtastic Family Adventure? It's a holiday that goes far beyond the beach and instead features personalized once-in-a-lifetime activities

LOOK: Incredible Lion Photos Up Close

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

The BeetleCam is back and it's taking Kenya's Masai Mara by storm with some incredible shots of the precious wildlife on offer. Capturing shots fr...

PHOTOS: Preserving The Serengeti Ecosystem For The Future

Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

From Boyd Norton: I’ve been traveling to, and photographing, the Serengeti ecosystem every year for 27 years. In all that time I’ve seen some v...

On the Fringes of the Masai Mara

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Ben Colclough

"One day, the father of one of my girls came at me with his spear" Helene laughed at the absurdity of the image. "I just stood there and told him to do his worst -- I was doing what I believed in."

Kenya in Pictures

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.12.2011 | Travel
Ben Colclough

2011-05-12-kenyacats.gifA small country, Kenya packs lots in, rolling grasslands dense with game, remote desert, mighty snow-capped mountains, exotic archipelagos and a bustling vibrant culture