Explore and Mpala Research Centre partner together to bring you our series of Africa Cams. The cams feature many stars, and perhaps none more famous than the families of majestic elephants. We present you an exciting guest blog by Mpala camera operator and elephant fanatic Suzie, whose handle is CamOpEle:
Our CamOp Suzie 2013 on the African Wildlife Cams caught this gorgeous bird on the back of a Kudu. So what’s a Yellow-Billed Oxpecker or a Kudu for that matter?! – you may be asking yourself. (At least we were asking ourselves!) The Yellow-Billed Oxpecker: SWAHILI NAME: Shashi domo-njano; Askari wa kifaru “Oxpeckers are commonly seen
Check out the five best African River Wildlife Live Cam snapshots from our viewers this week! We have beautiful vistas, elephants, long-neck giraffes – – no unicorns this time, but a rare leopard sighting! Thank you! Giraffe Tree Top Snack, from joelm Impala Herd, from zdewas Dik-diks, from designcbt Leopard Spotting, from Suefish Hippos & Elephants, from Janet,Bensalem,PA Amazing job guys!
From our partners at Zooborns, an unusual landscape for a lovable dik-dik (above)! A dik-dik is actually a small antelope. They live throughout central and subsaharan Africa and are just 12–16 inches tall and weigh 7-16 lbs. Because of their small size, they are hunted by everything from lions to monitor lizards. However, they have excellent eyesight and
The water is warm in Laikipia County, Central Kenya, where our African Watering Hole Cam pans 120 degrees to get all the action. This cam covers the fever trees just to the left of the hippo pool all the way upriver to “Basking Beach.” The view overlaps with that of the African River Wildlife Camera, but with a