A private conservancy in Shompole, Kenya, offers sweeping views of the Great Rift Valley’s volcanic hills. The Shompole Lodge stands near Lake Natron, which is one of the few remaining flamingo-breeding habitats in Africa. (bing)
The #Simien Mountains, #Ethiopia A World Heritage Site and national park, with the tallest peak Ras Dashen reaching 4,619 metres, this region is best known as the habitat of Gelada baboons and Ethiopian wolves #
To your right is a Kenya Map Covering all the major National Parks and I spent 29 days on safari. I went to Nairobi, Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Mombasa, Amboseli, Masai Mara, Meru, Serengeti, Lake Nakuru, Nakuru, Buffalo Springs, Rift Valley, Kisumu, Kercho, Kiambethu, Naboisho, Mt Kenya and Samburu
Rift segment names for the East African Rift System. Smaller segments are sometimes given their own names, and the names given to the main rift segments change depending on the source. The basemap is a Space Shuttle radar topography image by NASA.
New geology study raises questions about long-held theories of human evolution What came first: the bipedal human ancestor or the grassland encroaching on the forest? A new analysis of the past 12 million years’ of vegetation change in the cradle...