Monday, August 22, 2016

Masai Giraffe, Masai Mara Kenya

We often use giraffe as 'spotters' to find the big cats. They will will stand still for ages and gaze at predators from their lofty vantage points- pointing directly at whatever is of interest. You rarely see a giraffe in a hurry!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Lion Honeymoon (4), Masai Mara Kenya

Like many cat species, the lion's penis has backward oriented spines which causes a painful ovulation stimulus for the female, so it is theorised.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Lion Honeymoon (3), Masai Mara Kenya

This won't take long.... but the act is repeated every 15 minutes or so throughout daylight hours for two or three days, and go without eating during this time.