Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch #6 – Some Favorite Kenya Photos

Tim Lewthwaite was in Kenya where he had been traveling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. Here some favorite photos from Tim’s trip!

The baby elephants at the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi were a heart breaking site. 28 of the 30 youngsters we saw were there because their mothers had been poached for ivory. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The baby elephants at the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi were a heart breaking site. 28 of the 30 youngsters we saw were there because their mothers had been poached for ivory. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

I just thought the child next to the statues in a curio shop would make an interesting image. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

I just thought the child next to the statues in a curio shop would make an interesting image. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A black rhino and calf in Sweetwaters Game Reserve at the base of Mount Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A black rhino and calf in Sweetwaters Game Reserve at the base of Mount Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Rothchild's giraffe in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Rothchild’s giraffe in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Chrildren at Irura Primary School in Kenya eating their lunch. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Children at Irura Primary School in Kenya eating their lunch. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The Irura School choir performs outside one of the school buildings. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite

The Irura School choir performs outside one of the school buildings. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite

Female elephant in Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Female elephant in Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A large Nile crocodile basking on the Mara River in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A large Nile crocodile basking on the Mara River in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A common sight on the roads of Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A common sight on the roads of Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The hustle and bustle of town life in Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The hustle and bustle of town life in Kenya. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

A white pelican. Copy right Tim Lewthwaite.

A white pelican. Copy right Tim Lewthwaite.

African crowned crane. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

African crowned crane. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The Masai welcome us to their village at the edge of the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

The Masai welcome us to their village at the edge of the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Like many people the world over, the Masai work to hold onto their traditions. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Like many people the world over, the Masai work to hold onto their traditions. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

African elephant in early morning light in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

African elephant in early morning light in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Two zebra foals in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Two zebra foals in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Lioness and cub in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

Lioness and cub in the Masai Mara. Copyright Tim Lewthwaite.

DSC_0247Tim traveled with AZA Commercial Member Classic Escapes. Be sure to visit the Animals Inc. website to view photos of his experiences in Kenya and to learn more about actions you can take to help protect the species that live there.

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