Bob and Annie on Safari travel blog

A hungry approach startles us for a second

Then we realise she's looking past us at a mixed herd of...

She's with this battle-weary young male who's just lost the option of...

He hasn't left the pride alone, the second of his two female...

Nearby wildebeast risk a quick drink in a muddy pool

Impala not far away sense the danger and signal the alarm, and...

Further on a young bull checks us out by having a good...

He heads over with a bit more purpose

No wonder - there's a very little one nearby and he's decided...

Mum, Dad and the aunts gather up and they move off


We came across a young male in a very bad way - looking very battle-scarred and drained after what was probably his first move into adult-hood by being shown the door. He managed to persuade a couple of strong looking healthy girls to go ith him, so he should be OK.

So many grazing animals here - all very close by, and it's quite a shock sometimes when we turn a corner to see them. Not used to there being so many trees after spending the last week out on the plains of Katavi and Ruaha.



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