Love is on display, every day of the year at Mpala, the home of African wildlife on Explore.org. At sunrise, a family of vervet monkeys descends from the yellow acacia canopies by the Ewaso Ng’iro river. It is grooming time as the 10-50 individuals bond over a flea removal exercise. On the opposite river bank,
A guest at Mpala and visitors on Explore.org’s live camera streams will be forgiven for describing hyraxes as over-sized rodents. The fascinating creatures look like adorable fluffy, well-fed rats. Looking at them, one might guess that they are somewhere between big rats and small-eared rabbits. However, research reveals that hyraxes are not rodents but in fact, are the closest living
There are so many beautiful animals to spy on when you take a look at the African animal cameras. If you ever have had the urge to go on an animal safaris, check out our live cameras and satisfy that itch. Here are five of the best photos of the week.
“As the world’s largest land mammal, elephants are incredibly powerful creatures, capable of completely altering environments by uprooting bushes and tearing down entire trees. Despite their strength, elephants are very dexterous. Using the nearly 100,000 muscles in its trunk, an elephant can use the tip of it to pick a single leaf off a branch.”
London’s Natural History Museum just announced its winners of the wildlife photographer of the year 2014 competition. Photographer Michael Nichols took home the top prize for his photo of five sleeping lions in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.