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World Elephant Day: Tiny Love Notes to Mighty Mammals

Elephant
How many words could possibly contain all the love and marvel and reverence that the elephant gently hammer into our hearts, as it were, inadvertently? And what else can we do but still make attempts to sing of their might and beauty sincerely? This is one such effort, if you may, on World Elephant Day. […]
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Animal of the Week: Cheetah

Cheetah
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Great place to see it: Masai Mara in Kenya, Africa http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-great-migration-tour.php The smallest of Africa’s big cats but the fastest land mammal on Earth, the cheetah is a slender-bodied and long-legged cat that you don’t want to miss watching on the
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Animal of the Week: Bat-eared Fox

Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis) Great place to see bat-eared fox: Masai Mara, Kenya – http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php Before talking about the bat-eared fox, here’s a small context: there are
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Five Reasons You Should Visit Kenya Now!

Savannahs spread out, obliterating one’s sense of directions. Throw some exotic wildlife into the scene, in staggering numbers, and you will end up being the sweet victim of severe beauty that will consume you. That’s Kenya in one perspective for you. You can keep conjuring up reasons why you should be in Kenya if
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The Story So Far: The Best Photo Opportunities of 2016

Our Photography Tours are all about combining learning with some fantastic photo opportunities. On this World Photography Day, we compile a gallery of the best opportunities our Photography Tours have produced so far this year.   1. The Last Call Bar-headed Goose, Kaziranga Photo Tour, January    
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Sentient Snippets: Week 10

This week on Sentient Snippets: elusive creature in non-silence, gorgeous green caterpillar, timeless experiences, colours dissolving into silhouettes, and mythical beauty in reality.     In the overwhelming non-silence of the forests of Bandipur is a creature that will treat your vision grandly and
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Sentient Snippets: Week 7

This week on Sentient Snippets: tangerine truths, wistful calls, blooms of glory, pillared corridors and ageless love.   All that blooms, all that stands tall and yet grounded, all that simply is, is tinged with a bizarre estrangement… and here, with a tint of tangerine too. Silhouettes emerging and growing,
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Seven Things to Do in the Mara during the Migration

The Mara is a land of millions at Migration time, and there are almost as many things to do. We pick just seven of them – one for each day of our Great Migration Tour, perhaps! 1. Plunge into an ocean of emotions! Plunge deep into the ocean of emotions that make your heart skip […]
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