Tag: Masai Mara

Miracle Sightings in the Masai Mara

Pangolin! It’s a pangolin! Oh my God, it’s a pangolin!!! I might as well have said “Pigs are flying! Pigs are flying!” Because until that moment, both were just just as unlikely. Pangolins are one of Africa’s most elusive creatures and rarely seen. I’ve spoken to guides who’ve […]

Sikio snarls at female in Mara Triangle, Kenya

Postcard: The Lion Lap Dance

Her tail curled seductively in the air exposing her derriere to him and he was transfixed. “Come here handsome, “ it seemed to say. Then she bolted through the high grass teasing him with a game of catch-me-if-you-can. He followed her; she knew he would. He had to, […]

Photographing Scar the lion in the Masai Mara

Scar. The Lion. The Legend.

I heard about Scarface “Scar” long before my trip to the Masai Mara in 2014, but I never thought I’d see him in the fur.  He’s a bush celebrity like the famed female leopard, Legadema, in Botswana, the subject of the National Geographic documentary Eye of the Leopard, […]