A powerful precipitation percussion drummed the Mara last week. Trickles are now torrents, gullies gorges and culverts and creeks are crenulated by coursing currents.
The whole complexion of this priceless ecosystem has changed: torpid, tired grass now has colour and vigour. The herds graze contentedly and the predators reap heavy harvests. The emerald plains are one big topi and gazelle post natal class. Lions roll languidly, cheetahs pick up meals to go and leopards’ diets change from russet hors d’oeuvres to charcoal entrees...read more
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