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 have evolved features that are adaptive for life on open grasslands. Carnivora is a monophyletic order of placental mammals consisting of the… 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

Itinerary of Our Kenya Safari – Nov 2022

This 7-day road safari, which features both traditional safari lodges and a luxury tented camp experience, contrasts the Afro-Alpine scenery of the world-famous Aberdare National Park with the starkly arid beauty of the northern Samburu district. It also showcases the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve and the glory of Lake Nakuru National Park, home to… Continue reading Itinerary of Our Kenya Safari – Nov 2022