Archive for the 'News from Mt. Kenya' Category

A Bongo Kaleidoscope – as observed by Lilli

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

10 May 2008 – Ajabu’s big day. In the lush surroundings of her beautiful forest home at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, she has chosen this day for the arrival of her firstborn. Nature sees to it that, instinctively, mother and young will always find each other but how do we, their human caretakers, tell them […]

Bongos Out & About

Monday, May 5th, 2008

These are some of the latest youngsters born to the resident herd of Bongo bred at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy. Only separated by a few months in age, these young animals have formed a friendship that will last for life. As seen here, only one “teenage” female is “in charge.” While the mothers browse […]

It’s a bongo baby boom!

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

Barely two weeks after the grand entrance of Bongo baby No. 50, here now is No. 51!! He was born to “Wasi-wasi” which, loosely translated means crazy (as in nervous). That is indeed the reason why I don’t yet have a decent picture of the cute little baby antelope, I didn’t dare risk Wasi -wasi […]