Friday, April 26, 2013

Topi- Masai Mara Kenya

Two Topi (Damaliscus korrigum) in a typical pose atop a grassy termite mound in the Mara. Topi are among the fastest of African antelope, resident and territorial.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Young Von Hohnel's Chamelelon- Nairobi Kenya

Today it's a young Von Hohnels chameleon- from my back yard here in Nairobi. This chap is all of 4cm long from nose to back leg.

Tomorrow I'll post the adult- maybe its parent.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013

Old Bull Elephant- Masai Mara Kenya

I know this Mara Triangle bull- he can be an ornery & unpredictable critter during 'musth'- the mating season. Seemed OK when I took this pic this February

Monday, April 8, 2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Balloon Eclipse- Sunrise in the Mara

The most we've counted is 14 hot air balloons in the air at once during a Mara sunrise. I'm pleased to say that the wildlife have become accustomed to their looming and intermittently fiery presence aloft.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Newborn Colobus Monkey, Mt. Kenya

Here's another young 'un- from the crop of 2013. A newborn colobus is pure white. They have no opposable thumb on their 'hands' - just a vestigial nub. The 'feet' have opposable big toes- as seen here.