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A walk with the Hadza

Once in a while an experience is truly exceptional, even for a guide who’s been at it for twenty years. This July I had the privilege of traveling to the land of the Hadza people on the shores of Lake … more

Exploring Mahale Mountains National Park in Tanzania

There are few destinations left where, upon arrival, we feel like we are immediately transported back in time, to a rich, tangled wilderness worthy of Tarzan himself. One place that has endured the transition to the digital age but retains … more

Atop the roof of Africa on Mount Kilimanjaro

Ascending the peak of our iconic Mount Kilimanjaro is not for the faint hearted; low oxygen, freezing temperatures, and tough conditions keep many away. However for those who brave these forces, the rewards are as momentous as the massive mountain … more

Exclusive Serengeti – alone amongst the great herds and mighty carnivores

Last week, several fellow partners of Ker & Downey and I visited the eastern boundary region of Tanzania’s famed Serengeti National Park. We camped in an area that has been closed to visitors for more than a decade, and enjoyed truly … more

A day in the Serengeti

Between January and March each year, the Serengeti produces some of the most dramatic wildlife scenes imaginable. This is when the vast herds of wildebeest camp out on the short-grass plains, and the females collectively give birth to hundreds of … more

Conserving large carnivores: dollars and fence

  Stephanie is one of more than 50 authors of a scientific paper on lion conservation that is published today in the journal Ecology Letters. “Conserving large carnivores: dollars and fence,” includes lion count data from more than 40 sites … more

Snapshot Serengeti – Join in the fun of some citizen science!

A new citizen science project has been launched by the folks at the Serengeti Lion Project and the University of Minnesota. Called “Snapshot Serengeti,” it calls on anyone with an internet connection to help identify wildlife in millions of images … more

THE EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE

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