Wednesday, 8th Aug, 4PM Out and about at Mpala, the Living Laboratory and home of African wildlife on Explore, the Mpala Live team had trailed an elephant herd to a watering hole. In anticipation of World Elephant Day, celebrated every 12th day of August, we were in search of a good story to share with viewers on Explore.org. Sandy Oduor, an elephant researcher at Mpala,
It’s a Round Island first! A “Lady Walrus” has been spotted at the popular sea lion haulout! Read about it here! The Guillemot chick has fledged! Goodbye little one, we wish you the best on your upcoming journey! Speaking of fledging…one of the Charlo Osprey chicks fledged TODAY! 435 Holly’s yearling called “dibs” on a
After a tough season on the Hog Island Osprey Nest, Summer or “EM” has fledged the nest! Last week we had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Chris Lowe, Director of CSULB Shark Lab! We learned more about his mission to help educate the public about sharks and learned about what his favorite shark is! Watch here:
In the savannah, most large mammals depend on the services of a common ‘grooming crew,’ the ever-present oxpecker, one of the most commonly sighted birds on our live cameras. On Mpala we have red-billed oxpeckers and yellow-billed oxpeckers. Where both species feed together, the yellow-billed are generally dominant. The birds perch on wild and domestic animals to eat parasites found in
If you have been following our Facebook and Instagram you have probably noticed that we have been celebrating Explore Shark Week! We’ve highlighted important conservation efforts by Ocean Ramsey and Dr. Chris Lowe. We hope you have a better understanding of some of the most misunderstood creatures of the sea! Follow #exploresharks to never stop learning!