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Aug 1, 2006 - Tarangire National Park

Our first two days of safari were spent in Tarangire National Park, approximately 2 1/2 hours south west of Arusha. At the entrance gate, we spotted a small herd of zebras near the vistor center. I was of course ecstatic (only to later be less so as they are everywhere). Beautiful birds such as the superb starling (amber gold chest with teal feathers) and the buffalo weaver hovered around the vistor center. They are quite common but for a novice like me, I was quite fasicnated by them. Once we arrived at the campsite, complete with a flock...

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