Mid-year Mara

Above: Maasai giraffe, mother and calf. In Maasai Mara. Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: 27 Juy 2019 It’s the mid-year bonanza in the Maasai Mara. It’s lush and green after a long dry spell. We’re in the south-eastern part of the 1,510-square-kilometre park that is a continuation of the 14,750-square-kilometres Serengeti National Park. It is this […]

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The Big Cats of the Mara

Part 2 of 2 Published:1 September 2018 Above: Lioness at dawn in Maasai Mara National Reserve August 2018 Copyright Rupi Mangat 2018 The wildebeest crossing takes the entire day. The following morning packed with a picnic breakfast and lunch from Crocodile Camp on the banks of the Talek river by Talek gate, we’re inside the reserve […]

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The Jaw-Dropping Migration of the Wildebeest

Part 1 of 2 Above: The annual Mara Migration of the wildebeest from the Serengeti Copyright Rupi Mangat There is excitement in the air. We’ve been on the plains since sunrise, watching the sun shed its light on the vast grass plains of the Maasai Mara, tinting the long stalks gold and warming the earth. […]

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