Pictured is a male giraffe (the darker and larger animal) attempting to mate with a female. If you look closely you can spot the giraffe's penis. If you lined up all of the giraffe penises in a row, you would have a string of sausage which stretches from the moon and back 3 and 1/2 times. The giraffe, despite having an extraordinarly long neck, has the same number of neck bones as you and I: only seven.
Mating Season February 9th 2009 This post includes some of our amazing photos of our authentic African safari. The Maasai Mara is the Kenyan portion of the famous Serengeti. It was the perfect time to view the country-side. The weather just wet enough for the grass to remain green, yet dry enough that the grass was low and we could make out most of the animals. Also it was mating season, which can be quite exciting, particul ... read more
Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Masai Mara NP Founding president and liberation struggle icon Jomo KENYATTA led Kenya from independence until his death in 1978, when President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI took power in a constitutional succession. The country was a de facto one-party state from 196... ... read more