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African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

African Wild Dogs are Back on Mpala!

After a year-long absence from Mpala, the home of African wildlife on Explore, a pack of eight African wild dogs has reappeared! “Of course we are excited to see them!” says Dedan Ngatia of The Kenya Rangeland Wild Dog & Cheetah Project based on Mpala. Dedan is hopeful about the return. “The alpha female is pregnant. We anticipate seeing

Egyptian Goose flies over Nile Crocodile

Mpala Highlights from 2017

This week’s sighting of a Nile crocodile at the home of African Wildlife on Explore.org was not only exciting but with it came memories of a great year that was. All through, 2017 was filled with amazing sights and sounds from Mpala. Mpala remains a safe haven for endangered and threatened animals. Elephants, Grevy’s zebras, reticulated giraffes, and

African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus)

An Update on Mpala’s Painted Dogs

Viewers of the live cams caught a lucky sighting of the endangered African wild dogs, also known as painted dogs, zigzagging edges of Mpala’s hippo pool some months ago. At that time several large packs were flourishing on Mpala and neighboring conservancies. From the home of African Wildlife, researcher Dedan Ngatia describes recent fortunes of our African

Giraffe Baby suckling

A Day at the Home of African Wildlife

It’s been a busy time at Mpala, the home of African wildlife. If Anne, Evelyn and Fred, the resident camera operators at MpalaLive, are not showing a visiting class–most recently 30 pupils from Ol Jogi Primary school–how the four live cameras on Explore.org work, they are busy logging extraordinary moments for millions around the world. On the

African Wild Dogs

Join Us for a Live Chat on African Wild Dogs and Cheetahs!

Join us next Tuesday, November 25th at 9 AM Pacific Time/Noon Eastern for a Live Chat with experts from our partners at Mpala who will dissect the nuances of (big) cats and (wild) dogs.