Category: Africa

Visiting the Kinda Baboons, Zambia

As our goal was to see the biggest mammal migration, in the work to get there we found out that a rare type of Baboon live in the same area. It’s called the Kinda Baboon (Papio kindae). Excited about thisfact, we decided to visit the research project investigating their behavior. Kasanka National Park is the…

Kalashnikovs and a sip of cow pee

A post from Joel’s and my andventures in Maralal, Kenya After the hardships of lake Bogoria we were tired of camping and checked in to a hostel for the equivalent 3 $/night. One of that standard feature beds with mosquito nets (with holes of course), and a bulb in the roof and also in the…

Conservation: The painted dog

We headed of to Zimbabwe to see the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). We arrived late at night to the town Hwange where we met a lady with her ​​young girl. She kindly showed as a hostel where we could stay. Unfortunatley, it was full and it was pitch dark out side. The friendly lady…

The Quest for the Kipunji

The Quest for the Kipunji! I went with Joel to Tanzania to look for one of the most recently discovered and least known mammals of the planet, although its almost big as a baboon! It is now critically endangered. Read about the adventure in to the prestine rainforest!

Coming up: Orangutan research on Borneo!

Finally I have received my research permit to head of to Borneo to work with the orange little fellas climbing trees! It was almost 2 years now since I blogged about the trip the I did to Africa together with my friend Joel.  I will head to the rain forests (and palm oil plantations), on…