Matembezi Blog


All about Rüppell and the vulture named after him

Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell was a 19th century German explorer, collector and zoologist. As the first naturalist to traverse Ethiopia, and with at least 13 species of mammals, birds and reptiles named after him, [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife|0 Comments

Cheetahs in the Serengeti

On Sunday morning we left Matembezi’s classic camp in Naabi Hill in the southern Serengeti on a morning game drive. And we found a beautiful male cheetah lounging in the sun just 150 meters from [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife|0 Comments

Saving sea turtles in Tanzania

Anybody who is lucky enough to see a sea turtle in the wild will almost certainly hold a place in their heart for this serene creature. Underwater photographers might even feel a sense of debt to these [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Wildlife|0 Comments