FC: Africa, May 2011
6: Watching another beautiful Lewa sunset!
9: mom & cubs
14: Livin it up maasai style
16: Visiting a local Maasai community
17: learning the traditional ways of hunting, gathering and dance .....then buying crafts made by the women
18: GREVYS ZEBRA
19: COMMON ZEBRA
20: Lewa Community Projects
28: Hiking the real Pride Rock.... Disneys inspiration for the Lion King
29: Hiking through Ngare Ndare Forest & crossing the new suspension bridge
30: White Rhino
32: Lewa Tracker Dogs The two bloodhounds and their handlers are a useful tool in tracking poachers. They demonstrated how the dogs can track poachers by the scent left from their footstep. Our "poacher" Sara, was easily tracked.
33: The Elephant Corridor A new highway underpass was constructed to join two herds of elephants separated by fences and a major highway..but would the elephants use it? The answer: YES! One week after completion a large bull elephant named Tony was the first to use the new concrete culvert under a busy road!
34: Black Rhino
35: home sweet home
36: U G A N D A
37: Tracking the chimps through Kibale National Park ..sleeping in a treehouse!
42: Katara Lodge
46: Tracking the Mountain Gorilla | We hiked an hour and a half up the mountain and there sat this 500 pound Silverback...
48: With only 750 mountain gorillas left in the wild, the Uganda Wildlife Authority is working hard to save them. Their biggest threat: deforestation. Locals cutting down the forest to grow tea. This picture shows the line between forest & where the forest has been cleared for crops, shrinking the gorillas habitat and food source.
52: Lake Mburo National Park
54: Rafting the Nile River
58: Visiting a clinic and Bernie & Carols sponsor child Moses
59: The craziness that is Kampala