Tuesday, June 14, 2016

SOUNDS OF KENYA: Elephants, Topi, and Mongooses

And we're back, bringing you even more sounds straight from the Masai Mara!

First off, a topi snorting with alarm. This topi was within 50 meters of Houdini Den (currently the home of several hyena cubs) in Happy Zebra territory...and didn't much like the situation.

Second, some elephant vocalizations. These elephants were at least 500 meters from where we were at Houdini Den, but the sound carried!

And finally, an influx of banded mongooses at Kit Kat Den (home of 7+ hyena cubs) in South territory. These small fierce carnivores (the closest relatives of hyenas!) make absolutely adorable noises.

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