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Mara Plains’ long grass gives new sightings

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After longer and slightly delayed rains, the Mara Plains Conservancy is glowing with the long golden red oat grass blowing in the wind. This long grass waving across the plains really brings a whole new dynamic to the conservancy’s ecosystem. One of the most entertaining shows has been the Jackson’s Widow birds in their full plumage, doing their significant display…

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SADC special offers

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Great Plains invites all SADC residents to experience Kenya’s best safari camps at a really great rate. Stay in a Relais & Chateaux safari lodge from as low as ZAR 3100.00 p/p p/n. More details in the image below, please contact for more information. — Rates only valid for residents of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe —…

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Newborn Baby Elephant in Mara Plains

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This is a story by one of our professional Maasai guides, Ping who is based at Mara Plains. He managed to capture this incredible sighting during one of his game drives in the Olare Motorogi conservancy where Mara Plains is based.  Is this Placentophagy? Early this year on the open plains above our camp I heard a huge vocalization from the…

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Early Morning Ride at ol Donyo

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Early Morning Ride By guest Debbie Parrott – who won the a trophy for this piece in the Guernsey Eisteddfod Society Competition, English Literary Section. A snorting, grunting growl rumbled over the crest of the kopje. My eyes snapped open. What was it? Hyena or lion? Near or far? Could they get to me? Our armed maasai guard was motionless and…

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