Wild dogs or African wild dogs are also known as painted dogs or cape hunting dogs, they are the second largest member in wild canidae family just behind the gray wolves who are the largest extant species in canidae family. Lycaon pictus is the scientific name for wild dogs and they are in endangered protection status as described by IUCN.
Animal communication is the transfer of information from one or a group of animals (sender or senders) to one or more other animals (receiver or receivers) which affects either the current or future behavior of the receivers. The transfer of information may be deliberate (e.g. a courtship display) or it may be unintentional (e.g. a prey animal detecting the scent of a predator).
For a long time most thought that Rwenzori with the “Punta Margherita” or “Point Stanley” is the 3rd highest peak of Africa. but as most travellers come to Mount Kilimanjaro discovers Mawenzi (main summit is called: Point Hans Meyer 5.149m) suddenly comes into the picture. It is doubtful to many whether Mawenzi is a side summit of Kilimanscharo or not. After Consulting with the Kili Experts, who summitted Kili over 5o times. They confirmed that the saddle between Kilimanscharo and Mawenzi is lower than 4.300m hence a prominence of 849 m. This is more than between the 8.000m+ peaks Lhotse and Mt. Everest. The prominence of Lhotse to the south col is 610m and both mountains count as independent 8.000er.
Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti is one of the world’s most famous wildlife regions. Birds of the Serengeti is a groundbreaking and essential photographic guide, featuring more than 270 bird species most likely to be encountered in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This easy-to-use guide includes 480 dazzling color photos, an attractive and handy layout, and informative and accessible text that discusses interesting behaviors and provides insights into species background. Rich in detail, this indispensable volume uses a habitat-based approach, making it simple for everyone—from the novice to the experienced birdwatcher—to locate diverse birds in this fascinating area of the world.
Looks at more than 270 bird species most likely to be encountered in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Speke Gulf
- Features major plumage variations
- Habitat-based approach
- Informative and accessible text