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Salvaging the broadcast equipment during the floods on the Ewaso Ng'iro

High-Water Drama at the Hippo Pool

It is the morning of Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, and from my desk in the MpalaLive.org control room, I have an over-the-shoulder view of the camera operators, monitors, and navigation tools. The Ewaso Ng’iro river is rapidly rising and the hippos have been relegated to the edges of the opposite river bank.  Fred and Anne keep tilting their cameras

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

Boomslang

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