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From Nathan: Today we went game driving in the morning. My favorite thing? We saw a mother leopard bringing her kill (gazelle) up into a sausage tree to her cubs. According to our driver, Malles, this was a very rare thing to spot. We also saw over 15 lions; some were eating their prey.

This is one of my favorite safari photos.

This is one of my favorite safari photos.

New species that we saw today:

  • African Buffalo
  • Blue Crane
  • Crocodile
  • Dik-Dik
  • Guinea Fowl
  • Hartebeest
  • Hippopotamus
  • Jackal
  • Leopard
  • Lilac-breasted Roller
  • Lion
  • Ostrich
  • Reedbuck
  • Secretary Bird
  • Superb Starling
  • Topi
  • Vulture

You really need smell-a-vision for the Hippo Hole!

While big game gets all the attention in the Serengeti, some of the most beautiful creatures are the birds. They’re amazingly colorful!

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