Feb. 12, 2018 Our last day at Serengeti National Park, and our last safari day, was spent looking for kopjes and spotting some new animals. We also spend some time observing hippos. Once again, we were up at dawn. Our first animal of the day joined us during our breakfast – a praying mantis! The […]Read More Serengeti NP: Topis, Kopjes and Hippos, Oh My!
Feb. 4, 2018 In Tarangire National Park, the tall grass offers cover for animals to hide. Today, in fact, we saw our FIRST LION! Here’s what we could see of what seems to be a young male: A young impala also has cover, but prefers to raise her head and look around: On our first […]Read More Where the Tall Grass Grows
We had about a 3-hour drive to our next destination, Tarangire National Park. I took a few shots of the noisy colobus monkey that resides at Rivertrees Country Inn, but there were other monkeys too – blue monkeys and grey vervet monkeys. I was sad to leave – it seemed our stay here was so […]Read More Tanzania Safari Journal: Arusha to Tarangire
Paula at Lost In Translation has a weekly challenge “Thursday Special.” This week’s topic is pairs. Elephants (mother and offspring) in Arusha National Park after a mud bath! A pair of Bare-Faced Go Away Birds up in a tree Curious mongooses check out what’s going on from the safety of their hole in a termite […]Read More Tanzanian Pairs