Monthly Archives: April 2014

forest buffalo

Fresh tracks of a solitary buffalo passed in front of the camera trap, from last night I would later discover.  While re-setting the camera, I see a red back of some creature crossing the savanna before me, about 150 meters … Continue reading

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Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania

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Originally part of Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area was set aside in 1959 to conserve wildlife, safeguard the interests of indigenous pastorialists and promote tourism.  Ngorongoro crater is one of the most perfectly formed calderas on the planet.  It … Continue reading

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pink hippo

Hippos usually avoid the sun, preferring to spend daylight hours submerged in a nearby lagoon.  I was surprised to see the images of a hippo on my camera trap, in broad daylight, 88 degrees F, sunny, 12:50 pm. This hippo … Continue reading

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Lake Manyara, Tanzania

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  Below the rift valley escarpment in north-central Tanzania lies Lake Manyara, a lake with no outlet formed by stream runoff spilling down the escarpment.  It is constantly evaporating, accumulating salt and soda deposits in the process.  It covers on … Continue reading

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The rainy season with the hot, humid temperatures makes a perfect excuse for a bar-b-que at the beach.  Seems like most of the rain falls in the night, then turns to steam in the heat of the day.  We assembled … Continue reading

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