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Impala

Mpala’s Impala

Impalas are among the most successful animals in the savannah. Their numbers tell a story of resilience and survival. For every mature Grevy’s zebra or reticulated giraffe in the grassland, savanna or shrubland, there are at least 2000 impalas. Although a popular menu item for most carnivores, they still thrive and grace the plateau with

August 10, 2018 at 1057AM (1)

Maasai Warriors Coming of Age Ceremony

August 2018, Kimanjo, North of Mpala On a normal day, the Explore community might witness  hyenas unsettling an elephant herd on the live cameras at Mpala, the home of African wildlife. Behind the scenes, a ranger at Mpala is likely to be watching from a distance riding in the back of a cruiser during a security

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Local Children Gather for Community Conservation Day

A little over a year ago, two boys were seen on the Africa Watering Hole camera throwing rocks at hippos. Explore.org viewers alerted Mpala. The boys were identified and our rangers intervened, avoiding a possible tragedy (hippos are Africa’s most dangerous mammal). Today, it is not hard to imagine the boys joining in the activities of

Lion king

Spotlight on Big Cats

In a few days, nations around the globe celebrate World Wildlife Day under the theme “Big Cats: Predators Under Threat”. Here at Mpala, the home of African Wildlife on Explore.org, this important event will shine a spotlight on our mission to protect wildlife and their habitat using Science, Education and Conservation. Scientists are finding new ways to

Photo by Wilson Ndiritu

Count Down for Giraffes and Zebras

2018 has begun on an exciting high here at Explore.org’s home of African wildlife. This marks nearly four years since the installation of live streaming cameras deep in the heart of Laikipia’s wild plateau, along the Ewaso Ng’iro river. Over this time, viewers and camera operators have had enlightening conversations and insights with almost 100,000 comments.

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