Latest Masai Mara Stories

2011-04-23 08:50:00

Disney's African Cats movie was a great experience to help add to the allure of Earth Day.

2010-05-19 13:12:14

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that male topi antelopes deceive their female counterparts in order to increase their chances of mating.

2009-08-23 06:20:00

ABU DHABI, U.A.E., August 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Local tourism and travel company Arabian Pacific, who will be taking part in this year's Adrenaline Sports Live festival, presented by Rani, will be bringing something special to the three day event by teaming up with the Karen Blixen Camp to offer visitors the chance to win an all expenses paid safari to Kenya. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090823/357199 ) The lucky winner will embark on a three day safari at the Karen...

2009-06-02 07:10:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying true to its founding mission of keeping Africa affordable, 2AFRIKA, INC.

2009-04-22 13:30:00

Researchers reported on Wednesday that numbers of wild grazing animals in Kenya's world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve have fallen substantially in 15 years as wildlife competes with neighboring human settlements.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By Cathy Owen Sunshine BBC1, Tuesday, 9pm WITH the combination of comedians Steve Coogan and Craig Cash, surely this comedy will be dynamite? We will have to wait and see, but it is definitely one to stick in your diary this week.

2008-10-02 12:05:20

(Correcting word in last sentence from "Dairy" to "Diary") Text of report by Michael Mumo entitled "Mara goes live on BBC" published by Kenyan privately-owned radio station Capital FM website on 2 October Kenya's rich diversity in the Maasai Mara will be showcased to millions of viewers in the United Kingdom from this Sunday [5 October] when a week-long live series gets under way on the British Broadcasting Corporation.

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By Fiona MacGregor Kenya is as safe to visit as ever - bar the occasional raging elephant LIKE THE LEATHERY WINGS of some gigantic, grey angel of death, the monstrous creature's ears billowed furiously as it thundered towards us, trumpeting our impending doom.

2008-07-17 10:30:00

Recent research by Michigan State University doctoral student Jennifer Smith has shed new light on the way spotted hyenas live together and – more importantly – hunt for their food alone.

2008-04-29 13:15:00

Tourists to Kenya’s Masai Mara game reserve have been reluctant to visit since last year’s violence in the area, resulting in an economic slump in the 510 sq km area known as the Mara Triangle.

Latest Masai Mara Reference Libraries

Thomson’s Gazelle, Eudorcas thomsonii
2012-06-17 19:56:59

Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is also known as a “tommie” and is one of the most well-known gazelle species. Named after Joseph Thomson, Thomson’s gazelle is native to Africa where it is the most commonly found gazelle. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red-fronted gazelle, and was previously in the genus Gazella, in the subgenus Eudorcas. Eudorcas eventually became a distinct genus, classifying some species of gazelle within their own genus. Thomson’s...

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