Monthly:April 2022

Red Elephants

Surprisingly, the only place in the world to see Red Elephants is in Tsavo National Park (TNP). TNP is the largest National Park in Kenya, established on April 1st 1948. It is approximately 22,000 km2, situated halfway between Mombasa and Nairobi. However, the original park was vast, and therefore it was divided into two distinct parks to make it more manageable. They were renamed Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. The dividing line between the two parks […]

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Black-browed Albatross 

The Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) is also known as a black-browed Mollymawk. These birds are the most common albatross species globally. They were named black-browed due to their dark eye stripes. The scientific name melanophris comes from two Greek words, melanos and orphis, which mean black and eyebrows.  These beautiful birds are migratory sea birds and are well known for their spectacular gliding abilities. In addition, due to their large and robust wings, they can remain airborne for hours gliding […]

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