NNP Drying Up Fast After Good Rains

Images by Will Knocker:

I am finally back online after numerous setbacks, including kids melting down computer settings, including for this blog, over Xmas. Please excuse abscence!!

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A herd of buffalo chewing the cud in the rapidly drying NNP

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Kori bustards are doing well in NNP….

 

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Cape chestnut in flower in the Langata forest after excellent short rains
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Greenvein charaxes (Charaxes candiope) feeding on carnivore faeces

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Many eland are back in the Park, having spent the rainy season in the Athi Basin & Sheep & Goat Land

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An old veteran, blind in one eye & deaf…I’m surprised the 40 odd lions in the Park have not eaten him yet…

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White bellied go away bird: a species of the dry bush: are they getting more common in NNP (ie is it becoming drier?)