Migrating wildebeests, raging hippos, and robotic boats on Kenya's Mara River

Amanda Subalusky, Christopher Dutton, and David Post of the Yale Mara Project research the effects of large wildebeest and hippo poulations on the Mara River within Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve. Learn more about the project at mara.yale.edu.

Above: Amanda Subalusky and Chris Dutton of the Yale Mara Project describe their research on the impact of wildebeests and hippos on rivers within Kenya’s renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Click here to learn more about The Mara Project.

Below: The scientists also describe their use of small robotic boats to collect environmental data from Mara River locations full of Nile crocodiles and hippos, areas that would be too dangerous to sample otherwise.

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