Tom on September 11th, 2014

When people learn that I used to work at zoos, I’m often asked which zoo is the best zoo in the United States. My answer starts with my comment that there are many criteria that go into evaluating a zoo and that people have different priorities in evaluating the importance of these criteria. In my […]

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Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) grew out of the dedication and perseverance of Ian Craig, who, along with his brother Will, converted their ranch at Lewa Downs into the Lewa Conservancy in the 1990s. NRT’s mission is simply stated: To develop resilient community conservancies that transform lives, secure peace, and conserve natural resources. Today, the […]

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We are often asked this question after our travelers read their personalized Pre-departure Safari Guide. Luggage weight limits for most international flights are higher and travelers are often surprised to learn this smaller weight limit applies to their safari flights within East Africa. Photographers are often most concerned as they calculate the total weight of […]

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