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Bearcam Live Event Schedule June/July 2021

Get ready for Bearcam! The salmon are poised to return and the brown bears are hungry. Our upcoming live events explore the world of brown bears and salmon at Brooks River in Katmai National Park, one of the greatest wildlife watching locations in North America. And, don’t forget to watch the bears every day on

Hurray for Hippos! 

Today let’s celebrate the stars of the show at Mpala’s live cams—HIPPOS! There has been a resident pod here for decades. So established are they that surrounding communities and ranches refer to the location as THE hippo pool. Nestled in a bend of the Ewaso N’Giro river, this fairly shallow area with beaches on either

All Eyes on the Flyway!

If you watch the Flyway year-round, you know that it slows down in the winter. The icy cirrus clouds and blowing snow have their own austere beauty, but we don’t see much except an occasional coyote crossing the ice. Get ready for that to start changing as soon as next week! When should we expect

Two gorillas sit on a branch near each other in the GRACE forest habitat.

Preparing Gorillas for Reintroduction

When baby gorillas are rescued from poaching, they often need to relearn wild gorilla skills. They may have been in captivity or in poor circumstances for extended periods. GRACE specializes in helping rescued gorillas learn the skills they need to survive in the wild, with access to: Forests A surrogate gorilla family Wild gorilla food

African buffalo

All About African Buffalo

Recently a healthy herd of African Buffalo has been sighted on the cams both at night and during the day. These magnificent animals can gather in herds of as much as 1,000. We’ve sighted a group of about 10 on the cams–which is impressive enough but I remember once seeing a herd of 50 or

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