Male 'pronk' display . The leaping trot is important at 2 distinct moments in his life . (1) to display his supreme fitness to a predator (2) during the hormone-charged excitement of the mating-season the highest leapers win mating rights with the females . The females watch and take note whether it's a predator display or a sexual dance .
Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are making war on them at a frightening rate.
The kingdom of Axum was a naval, trading power that ruled from about 400 BC into the 10th century. The kingdom was identified as Abyssinia, Ethiopia, and India in medieval writings. The Stelae are perhaps the most identifiable part of the Aksumite legacy, located in present day Eritrea, northern Ethiopia. These stone towers served to mark graves or represent a magnificent building.They are stabilized by massive underground counter-weights. They were engraved with pattern/ emblem, denoting…
African Clothing Study Africa | Hamar Women, Ethiopia | Postcard image from the work of Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in a study of the women of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia and the surrounding countries.