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30 September 2014

Herds divided but they're still crossing

The latest in today from Nomad guide Rem, is that there is plenty of migration action and some spectacular crossings happening in the North, despite some rain which is drawing some of the wildebeest and zebra towards Seronera at the moment.  Here are some of the week's pictures from Rem.    

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22 September 2014

Happy beasties

It's raining a lot in the Lamai wedge, Maasai Mara and also on the southern side of the river, Kogatende and Bolagonja, so beasts are happy and content.  There is a general movement towards the South and crossings generally in the southern direction, so the Kogatende area is filling up with game and there is plenty of action.  There are some small splinter groups venturing further South already, especially zebras, but the main herds are still in the North.

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11 September 2014

RARE SIGHTING AT SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

A few days ago while on a game drive we saw hundreds of vultures relishing a freshly killed male impala. At first, I thought it was a leopard kill but there was no sign of the impala having been strangled by a leopard. Vultures feed on carcasses, they do not make a kill of their own.  We were very eager to find out who killed the impala. So we switched off the car engine and waited.  I only took three pictures then I saw a wolf-like animal emerging from th…

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11 September 2014

MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS - 30 August 2014

Weather It’s cold and cloudy early morning, clearing up before mid-day. Dress warm dressing with Maasai shukas (blankets) for morning and evening game drives. Temperature 17c morning 28c at midday 25c after sunset  MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS The wildebeest and zebras are looking for new shoot of fresh grass before heading back south to Serengeti. They are near Talek River, at Burungat and Posse Plains all the way to Sand River straddling Serengeti and the Mara - a dist…

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