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The following are standard tours we offer. Or, we’ll work with you to prepare an itinerary based on your interests, perhaps including hiking or birding. Use the comment field to describe your needs and we’ll prepare a customized quote. Get a quote or book your tour Please let us know the # of days you’d… Continue reading Book Your Safari or Get a Quote

Classification of Birds on Our Safari by Order

Accipitriformes is an order of birds that includes most of the diurnal birds of prey, including hawks, eagles, vultures, and kites, but not falcons. For a long time, the majority view was to include them with the falcons in the Falconiformes, but many authorities now recognize a separate Accipitriformes. Anseriformes is an order of birds… Continue reading Classification of Birds on Our Safari by Order

Classification of Animals on Our Safari by Order

Artiodactyla, or cloven-hooved mammals, include such familiar animals as sheep, goats, camels, pigs, cows, deer, giraffes, and antelopes. Most of the world’s species of large land mammals are artiodactyls. Many living artiodactyls evolved features that are adaptive for life on open grasslands. There once was a gazelle so fleetHer grace was a sight hard to… Continue reading Classification of Animals on Our Safari by Order

Scientific Names & Classifications of the Animals Sighted

Why use scientific names? Function and genetics are taken into account in taxonomy. Humans are mammals and share genetic similarity with other primates, such as apes and monkeys. In contrast to a dog’s face and paws, a human’s hands and facial features more like those of other primates. This, along with genome analysis, confirms humans… Continue reading Scientific Names & Classifications of the Animals Sighted