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Live Chat with Mpala & Adam Ferguson!

Mark your calendars! Mpala will be hosting a live chat with Adam Ferguson this Thursday, March 23rd, at 10 am PST!    Adam Ferguson is an evolutionary ecologist interested in the natural history, conservation, and disease of small carnivores (members of the order Carnivora < 15 kg). He is currently the head of head of the Laikipia Rabies

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Mpala’s New Director – Kenyan Naturalist Dr. Dino Martins

Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya – home of explore’s Africa Cams – has a new director, scientist and naturalist Dino J. Martins. His career has focused on fostering greater awareness for science and research and their connections to conservation and human livelihoods.

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Attitude Boy and the Search for Jada

Explore and Mpala Research Centre partner together to bring you our series of Africa Cams. The cams feature many stars, and perhaps none more famous than the families of majestic elephants. We present you an exciting guest blog by Mpala camera operator and elephant fanatic Suzie, whose handle is CamOpEle:

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Helen and Stef Answer Your Questions on Cheetahs & Wild Dogs

Val from Mpala here. Mpala researchers Helen O’Neill and Stef Strebel have added new information to questions you sent in on Cheetahs and Wild Dogs.

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Baboons Clean Up Real Nice

Grooming is a major activity for social animals – horses, lions, humans, and many other animals regularly clean their fur, scales, feathers, and skin. Grooming serves a social purpose, allowing animals to bond and build relationships. It’s mutually beneficial, grows feeling of trust and loyalty, and establishes hierarchies.

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