Mary: An Elephant Story
Somewhere roaming the vast wild-lands of Tsavo in Southern Kenya, There’s an...
Batian: A Star is Born
The Story of Batian the Cheetah. For a golden 13 years I could not imagine life without Batian, my second best friend after the first “Bwana” of the house, my husband Don. To us, the handsome cheetah was a much loved adopted member of the family.
Baby Bongo Imperiled
‘Msituni’s survival symbolizes a long cherished project finally underway: The hopeful regeneration of the rarest, most valuable – ‘most precious’ of the great African antelopes, Mountain Bongo, in its original, natural habitat on Mount Kenya.
Foxy Lady: African Bat Eared Fox
This Seductive ‘Brit’ is One Foxy Lady. By Iris Hunt. In the league of...
This is a nostalgic story, cherished memories of a great safari, and a “bush-tale” about that most extraordinary of flightless birds, the African Ostrich. For generations, the tail plumage of the great bird had been an essential part of the ceremonial “dress code” of the Turkana people.
Lions in My Lap
A Story of Orphaned Lions By Iris Hunt. I have had Lions in my life for all the 40 years...
Story of 3 Cheetahs
Bill, Duke and Diana! A Life Story by Iris Hunt. This story is for Duma Duke, his siblings Bill and Diana. It’s five years ago now that we had a phone call from an excited Lady in Nairobi. She had a story about a cheetah who, a few weeks before, had given birth to no less than 10 cubs.
Patas Monkey Hanky Panky
Do animals fall in love? Have you ever wondered? Well, I have. By Iris Hunt. This is a...
Saving Bushbuck Baby Karen
One of the workers at Mr. Hunt’s house was frightened by a strange noise, coming...
Brandy for Breakfast
The Story of an African Caracal Cat. When I think of Brandy it is of a reddish golden color of soft clean warm fur, a subtle purr and the luxury of unconditional love and confidence. I found our young female African lynx at the orphanage with two minute furry copies.
Feagan the Fox
An African Christmas Fable …as told to Iris Hunt by the Cheetah Duma Duke. Once upon a time Mount Kenya was the mightiest of all the mountains in Africa. Every child in Kenya knows that Father Christmas has a house on Mount Kenya.
To Catch a Zebra
Rescuing Grevy’s Zebra from Extinction. By Brian Jackman. It was the Turkana...