THE BONGO IN THE KENYAN SAVANNAHS

The bongo in the Kenyan savannahs The marginalized minority wildlife in the jungle of Kenya has their rights too. These animals share the same natural habitat in the wild as the widely popular Big Five. And yet so few know about their existence or are keen to study the impact…

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THE DIVERSE WILDLIFE OF BEAUTIFUL KENYA

The diverse wildlife of beautiful Kenya The rich abundance of wildlife in Kenya attracts tourists globally from all walks of life. This diversity is mainly in the national parks and reserves. Popular yet exotic wild animals of Kenya are the caracal, the banded mongoose, the bat-eared fox, and the aardwolf….

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PREDATORS IN THE SAVANNAS OF KENYA

Predators in the savannas of Kenya Typically, all carnivores are predators. They use their power and force to their advantage. Kenya is full of such predators. But the less-known of them that roam around the vast savannas of the country are the leopard, the wild dog, the hyena, the serval…

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SUNI, ORIBI, AND DUIKER OF KENYA

Suni, oribi, and duiker of Kenya Anatomically and physiologically, the small herbivores of Kenya adapt to eating plant materials. As a result of their diet, these herbivores typically have mouthparts adapted to rasping. The Suni, the oribi, and the duiker are the small herbivores found in Kenya. Suni of Kenya…

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THE IMPALA AND WARTHOG OF KENYA

The Impala and warthog of Kenya Impalas and warthogs are medium-sized herbivores of Kenya. They are mainly vegetarians and are rarely a threat to other animals or human beings. But they are preyed upon by wild animals such as lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, and hyenas. Impalas of Kenya Impalas are antelopes…

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Hippopotamus is Kenya’s only aquatic herbivore No other wild creature on earth loves water as much as a hippopotamus does. The ancient Greek aptly named it hippopotamus, which means river horse. Hippos adapt very well in the water, be it rivers or lakes or any swampy or marshy areas.They are…

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WILD NOTES ON HIPPOPOTAMUS OF KENYA

Wild notes on Hippopotamus of Kenya Hippopotamus weighs around 8,000 pounds making it the second largest land animal after the elephant. Biologists compare its weight and size to that of the Indian rhinoceros and the white rhinoceros. Because of its physique, people falsely believe that the hippopotamus is a sluggish…

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BIG PLAINS WILD HERBIVORES OF KENYA

Big plains wild herbivores of Kenya An herbivore is a name given to an animal that only eats greens, somewhat equivalent to a human vegetarian, and usually occurs in the vast grasslands where there is a lot of greenery, trees, and shrubs. The herbivore animals that roam around in the…

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RICHARD BRANSON AND HOT AIR BALLOON

Richard Branson and hot air balloon The compulsion to fly high in the distant skies was realized in Paris by two French pilots on the 21st of November 1783, when they ascended 3,000 feet in a balloon created by the Montgolfier brothers. Impressively, it entered the Guinness Book of World…

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BALLOON SAFARI ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Balloon safari across the Atlantic Ocean A boating stunt saw Sir Richard Branson successfully cross the Atlantic Ocean and beat the world record. When the furor of that feat naturally died down in a few years, Branson tried something more adventurous. He set his sights on a dangerous pursuit of…

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