End of the Railway? Nanyuki’s Lost Map Myth Debunked

Nanyuki’s “lost map” ended the Lunatic line, giving the town its famous “end of the railway” title. But years later, the map has been found.

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Ukasi Shelters World’s Rarest Fly

Ukasi Rock might not be much of a tourist attraction until you pair it with a very rare wingless fly only endemic here known as the Frightful Hairy Fly.

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Taita Skull Caves Guard Ancient Burial Rituals

The Taita Skull Caves are the spectacular end result of an ancient and strange burial culture practised among the Wasagalla, Wadawida and Wakasigau people.

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Nanyuki’s Coriolis Effect Fascination

At the equator line, is a fascinating phenomenon called the Coriolis effect where water behaves differently based on which part of the hemisphere you are.

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On the Trail of the Real Ol Jogi Bear

Besides the usual suspects of the African wilderness, Ol Jogi has an interesting collection of residents from around the world including a black leopard called Bagheera who was rescued from a pet shop in New York, a pygmy hippo, a spotted owl and yes, a bear!

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What Makes a Lion a Man-eater?

What makes a lion develop a preference for human flesh? Is it genetics, adaptation, age or injury? This is the mystery behind the legendary man-eater lions of Tsavo that still intrigues all even today.

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In Search of the Elusive Brain Eating Nandi Bear

The elusive Nandi Bear has remained a mystery and a fascination to many. I recently joined this list of the fascinated and picked the trail from where they left.

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