Tag Archives: “big cats”

Kenya’s Problematic Progress

  As seen in National Geographic News Watch: Dangerous curves: The Mombassa Road is a notorious hotspot for accidents. Outside Salama, Kenya. (Photograph by Marcy Mendelson/Cheetah-Watch.com) Driving on a Friday night from the idyllic campsite to a local farm for an after-dark game count, Action […]

Tech & the Cheetah

  Photographing the photographer: A young Samburu girl takes pictures with her cellphone to share with friends on Facebook. Outside Kisima, Samburu County, Kenya.  Some regions of Kenya have better cell phone reception than the heart of San Francisco’s financial district.  This is no exaggeration.  […]

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The Cheetah, the Maasai & the Tourist

  Ears back..After getting harassed by the topi and found out by the wildebeest, the cheetah brothers walk off into the sunset in search of easier prey. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya. The wildebeest are on high alert.  Following their gaze I see two male cheetah […]

Mamma Cheetah’s Outreach in Samburu

“Mamma Cheetah!”  someone shouts at us from the crowds of people strolling through the dusty streets.  The Action for Cheetahs in Kenya team just filled up the truck and is pulling out of the rough–n-tumble town of Isiolo.  Whoever enthusiastically shouted out to the cheetah […]