Local school children at the Sheldrick Centre
Sheldrick Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Getting ready for that soccer game
Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi, Kenya
Langata Giraffe Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
African Heritage House, Nairobi, Kenya
Spent Aloe Flowers
Hunting and Stomping
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This Secretary Bird is hunting for small mammals and snakes in the long grasses of the Masai Mara. They have extremely long legs and hunt by stomping their feet on their prey.
One Last Leap
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. A frog tries in vain to escape with one last leap before being eaten by this Ground Hornbill.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Spotted hyenas are highly intelligent and extremely social. They live in matriarchal family groups.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. These 3 male cheetahs are competing for the chance to mate with this female cheetah called Rani. The males belong to the famous coalition the Fast Five
White on Black
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. One theory on the purpose of a zebras stripes are that they help regulate body temperature by creating mini eddies across the skin.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Young male zebra often wrestle with each other, practising their moves ready for the breeding season
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This bull elephant seemed perfectly happy in the rainstorm and continued to munch grass as he travelled across the savannah
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Cheetah can be individually identified by their spots. The spots on the front legs are particularly helpful as they develop there first, often when the cubs are as young as one month old.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This male lion has just spotted a warthog den and he is working out how best he and his brother can catch a warthog for dinner
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This very comfortable looking leopard had just finished feasting on a topi. Check out the very full, slightly dangly belly!
Head for Heights
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Leopards are expert tree climbers. They sleep, eat and store fodd in trees
We Are Family
Masai Mara, Kenya. Elephants form deep family bonds and most females will live with their families their entire lives. Everyone helps with the care of the youngest members of the family.
All images and other content on this website are copyright © 2004-2020 by Heather Johnson. All rights reserved.