Posts By: Andrew Langat

The Dog is regarded by scientists as the most successful species on earth after human beings. This success is attributed to their domestication thousands of years ago. In this mutual relationship, the modern dog has evolved to have certain characteristics which have effectively enabled them to adapt to their environment.  Some dogs have enhanced intelligence,… Read More

There is a reemergence of Elephant poaching in Africa on a grand scale. As recently highlighted by eminent journalist and Television host, Christiane Amanpour, the rate at which African Elephants are been killed is alarming, and disturbing. Conservation efforts of the 80’s pressurized governments into taking Elephant conservation seriously. This culminated in the global banning of Ivory… Read More

The Komodo dragon is the largest species of Lizards. This lizard is only found in the following Islands: Padar, Gili Motang, Rinca, Flores, and Komodo.  This Lizard is one the deadliest predator there is. The Komodo dragon rarely attacks human beings, but incidences have grown over the last few years. The following facts will definitely… Read More

Scientific studies on animal behavior is largely a male dominated field. That said, two females  stand out with respect to Primatology: Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall. The two distinguished scientists contributed a lot towards the expansion of Primatology. Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall moved out of their comfort zones and ventured into the unknown, and came… Read More

How much do you know about Gorillas? Chances are that, if you happen to live outside Africa, you have only seen a Gorilla in a zoo or on T.V.  Did you know that the Gorilla is the closest cousin to Man after Bonobo, and the common Chimpanzee? Do you also know that Gorillas are Gentle… Read More

Working is part and parcels of our lives as human beings. It is the reason why we have to get out of the bed every morning no matter how it might be tempting to do otherwise. If you hate your 9 to 5 schedule, it might interest you to know that you are lucky to… Read More