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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) 
Photo Credit: M. F. Kinnaird

The Sights and Sounds of African Wildlife

Every day, we see and hear snorting antelopes, buzzing bees, chirping birds and the occasional laugh of a hyena.  The ever fresh grunt of a hippo in the pool remains the signature tune for viewers wishing to experience African wilderness from the comfort of their homes or offices.  For animal lovers and conservationists, Mpala is a safe haven for endangered and threatened

Getting to Know the Animals of Mpala:

From Jonah Hart’s interview with our partners at Mpala comes a 4th installment of Field Guide notes on African Wildlife. Today we take an in-depth look at their work with African elephants. 

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Getting to Know the Animals of Mpala: Most Common Visitors

This summer we launched our Africa Wildlife Cams in partnership with Mpala Research Centre in Lakipia, Central Kenya. The Cams are located in a section of the Ewaso Ng’iro River teeming with wildlife where more than 20 species have already shown up on the cams. We thought you should meet some of our African stars!