Sunday, 12 January 2014

The animals of Ndutu

I've already blogged lots about my experiences in Ndutu, but it's often very focused around the cheetahs and lions there. This posts highlights a few of the other delightful animals seen around the area.

Jackals are one of the few animals that still look cute with the entrails of a carcass in their mouths. 
This one had just manage to snatch a mouthful under the gaze of several Tawny eagles, 
which explains his smile.

A leopard tortoise which had wandered onto the road didn't look too impressed when I lay down in front of him.

I love watching giraffe eat, because they have such long tongues!

Another Jackal also looking pleased about his scavenged lunch. 

A pair of giraffe walking across the marshes of Ndutu.

On our way from Ndutu to the Ngorongoro crater we saw the beautiful sight of a new born zebra foal,
 trying to walk just minutes after birth.


  1. I really do like me some of that wildlife, ain't none of that going down here where I live in the ghettos. DAYUMMM them pictures of Lions and Tigers and that natural stuff really got me deeply and truthfolly and very really scared cuz I might be reincarnated into one of them someday and I ain't know if I turn into a scruffy goat killed by one of them or a shrub dat might get urinated on by that Lion tho. You know? Keep up the good work my Sharkeisha.

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