Tag Archives: Samburu National Reserve

Taking off

[singlepic id=106 w= h= float=center] This will be my last shot from Samburu National Reserve in Kenya. It was also one of the last pictures I took in the park. Fortunately, just before he took off in sneak-mode, the leopard … Continue reading

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Hunters

[singlepic id=87 w= h= float=center] In Samburu we also ran into a pack of 14 African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Some of the wild dogs’ faces were covered in blood and we assume that the pack was coming from a … Continue reading

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Encounter

[singlepic id=86 w= h= float=center] Even though we have arrived in Ethiopia already, I am still working on my backlog. This shot was also taken in Samburu. The elephant in the back is a young male that seemed to be … Continue reading

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Spotty

[singlepic id=85 w= h= float=center] Our guide Samy spotted this leopard in a tree close to the path when we were about to leave Samburu National Reserve. Whenever a car stops in the park, it doesn’t take long until more … Continue reading

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Sundowner

[singlepic id=84 w= h= float=center] This group went for a sundowner at the river. We really enjoyed the weather changes in Samburu. Compared to cool Nairobi (21 ºC at noon), Samburu was quite hot with about 33 ºC at noon. … Continue reading

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Puff adder

[singlepic id=83 w= h= float=center] On one of our tours in Samburu we encountered a traffic jam of safari vehicles, but couldn’t see why the other cars had stopped. When we finally reached the front of the line, we saw … Continue reading

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Coming, mummy

[singlepic id=82 w= h= float=center] This is another shot from Samburu. There were a lot of females with babies, which is a hopeful sign. Unfortunately, in recent years poachers killed many older elephants, both male and female, as they have … Continue reading

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Samburu

[singlepic id=81 w= h= float=center] Last Sunday we hired a car and guide Samy, who also acted as our driver, and made our way to Samburu National Reserve, a small, but beautiful park a few hours north of Nairobi. We … Continue reading

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