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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

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A Living Classroom

Some of the best learning moments are often bundled in games, trivia questions and hands-on activities. For parents and their children, teachers and pupils, conservation education provides fun opportunities to grow and learn. Through funding received from Explore.org, researchers at Mpala have developed engaging and interactive material for use in class, at home and outdoors. Learners can

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The Rains Bring New Life

Many animal species in the savannah have adapted to rain patterns, giving birth when it is wet and green. In the plentiful season, young animals stand better survival chances.  At Mpala, the home of African wildlife on Explore.org, elephants, zebra‘s, hippos, gazelles, buffaloes and other animals can be seen with their young traversing the lush

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All About Mpala’s Reptiles

Routine checks that include clearing underbrush and troubleshooting installations and equipment on the Explore.org cameras at Mpala took on a chilling character when a bright green snake was seen on the live cams. The agile serpent was recorded weaving its way up one of the camera masts at the hippo pool. It was initially recognized

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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

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