[ Masai Mara ] Leopard & Lioness

Today must be our lucky day because we saw cheetah, leopards and lions all in the morning safari.  After so many days without seeing cheetah and leopard, we were super excited to finally find them on the 6th day! Continue reading


[ Masai Mara ] The Grassland of Africa

We were ready to head out at 4 to FIND the big cats. The African grassland on National Geography/ Discovery / Animal Planet channels is not comparable to what you see as you sit/stand in the middle of it. You simply cannot replicate it with a lens. After the game drive, we had Dr. Elena Chelysheva – the principal investigator of the Mara Meru Cheetah Project as a special speaker to share her knowledge about the cheetahs and the research project her team is working on. Continue reading