News October 2015
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What It’s Actually Like to Be a Safari Guide – Jenn Flowers – AFAR – 10.16.2015

http://www.afar.com/magazine/what-its-actually-like-to-be-a-safari-guide Pietro Luraschi, the head safari guide and guide trainer for Asilia Africa, has spent the last 13 years leading travelers to unforgettable wildlife encounters in East Africa, especially in the most untouched parts of the region, such as Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve. The Tanzania-based guide, a native of Italy, tells AFAR […]

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the wasp and the fig

Sometimes small things are more exciting then big things. The other day in Ruaha while we were having breakfast at w7 under the sycamore figs,  a great chance to talk about the tiny fig wasp that pollinates this majestic tree laying eggs inside the fruit. Actually the fig is not only a fruit, is a […]

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Ruaha: Spotted All-Stars, Meet BRM and BRF

Quintessential beauty, unforgettable elegance, striking power, heavenly grace and a perfect balance of many qualities: these are the words that come to my mind every time I see a leopard.BRM and BRF BRM and BRF are two siblings named Black Rocks Male and Black Rocks Female. I know the names lack imagination, but refer to […]

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Ruaha: Spotted All-Stars, Meet Bandido

Quintessential beauty, unforgettable elegance, striking power, heavenly grace and a perfect balance of many qualities: these are the words that come to my mind every time I see a leopard. Bandido Bandido is an old pirate, one ear just a stump, his gums covering the lower incisors, and has a massive body full of scars. […]

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Ruaha: Spotted All-Stars, Meet Onca

Quintessential beauty, unforgettable elegance, striking power, heavenly grace and a perfect balance of many qualities: these are the words that come to my mind every time I see a leopard. Onca Onca gets his name from the scientific name for the jaguar, as his pattern and shape of rosettes very similar to that of the […]

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Ruaha: Spotted All-Stars, Meet Furaha

Quintessential beauty, unforgettable elegance, striking power, heavenly grace and a perfect balance of many qualities: these are the words that come to my mind every time I see a leopard. Every leopard has its own way and its own character: some are shy, allowing you just a glimpse of them, some are confident in trees […]

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A Leopard or an Expat Jaguar?

Rosettes are rosettes, but jaguars have very different pattern and shape of rosettes compared to a leopard. On a jaguar, they are large and geometrical, especially on the back, compared to a leopards tighter and more compact formations. There is a young male leopard that lives on the slopes of Kimilamatonge Hill, where hyraxes are […]