Posts Tagged ‘Lions’

In The Shadow Of Mt. Kenya

Tweet On the slopes of Mt. Kenya, deep in the heart of Laikipia county, lies the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.  West of Nanyuki on the equator, Ol Pejeta is home to the Big 5 (lions, leopard, cape buffalo, elephant and rhinos) as well as the Chimpanzee sanctuary and 4 of only 7 Northern white rhinos left […]

Lion In Wait

Tweet A lifetime of zoo visits can’t prepare you for the thrill of your first view of a lion in the wild.  The lion’s penetrating gaze as its mane ruffles softly in the wind will send a little chill down your spine.  The King and Queen of the Jungle (or in this case savannah) may […]

The Watcher Becomes The Watched

Tweet Monday, my sister Sara and I took a trip to the zoo on one of her last days before leaving for the Peace Corps. Despite being a fairly warm and humid day, the animals didn’t disappoint. While some slumbered away in the summer heat, others let their personalities out on display. At times you […]