Tag Archives: africa

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 … Read More

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.  … Read More

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 … Read More

Breaking Bad: Poachers on the Loose in Kenya

  Poached elephant, killed approximately on July 11, 2013 by gunfire near Meibei, Samburu communal land, Northern Kenya. This image was made on Sunday, July 14, after Kenya Wildlife Services removed the remaining tusks from the carcass the night before. With thousands of fresh footprints … Read More