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Tanzania Safari Part III

Animals galore!


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The Animals
Because we visited four different parks, we saw a wide range of animals. We have not listed all of them below. These are just some highlights of the thousands of photos that we took.

African Cats & other predators

Lion in the bush (Tarangire)
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Lion rolling over (Serengeti)
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Lion cubs (Serengeti)
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Leopard (Serengeti)
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Hyena (Ngorongoro)
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Grazing animals

Wildebeest fighting (Ngorongoro)
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Fleeing buffalo (Serengeti)
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Baby Zebra (Ngorongoro)
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Zebra & parasite birds (Tarangire)
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Zebra love (Tarangire)
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Impala & girlfriend (Tarangire)
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Female impalas (Tarangire)
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Impalas fighting (Tarangire)
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Hartebeest (Serengeti)
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Warthog (Serengeti)
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Male dik-dik (Tarangire)
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Dik-dik pair (Tarangire)
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Giraffes (Lake Manyara)
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Baby elephant with momma (Serengeti)
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Elephant Dung (Serengeti)
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Elephant reaching out for food (Tarangire)
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Elephant silhouette (Tarangire)
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Hippos in hippo pool (Lake Manyara)
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Hippo out of the water (Ngorongoro)
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Hippo closeup (Ngorongoro)
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Reptiles
Blue & Red lizard (Serengeti)
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Unknown lizard (Serengeti)
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Monitor lizard (Serengeti)
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Crocodile (Serengeti)
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African Birds

Birds of Prey
Raptor (Ngorongoro)
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Raptor on tree (Serengeti)
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Raptor on thorny bush (Serengeti)
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Raptor at hippo pool (Lake Manyara)
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Vulture flying (Tarangire)
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Vulture on tree (Tarangire)
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Waterbirds

Yellow billed storks (Lake Manyara)
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Pelicans (Lake Manyara)
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Pelicans in flying V (Lake Manyara)
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Hornbills (Lake Manyara)
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Flamingos (Ngorongoro)
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Other birds
Ostriches in the Crater (Ngorongoro)
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Bee eater (Serengeti)
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Yellow Barbett (Serengeti)
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Kingfisher (Lake Manyara)
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Kingfisher closeup (Lake Manyara)
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Other mammals

Blackface monkey at a distance (Lake Manyara)
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Blackface monkey midrange (Lake Manyara)
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Blackface monkey closeup (Ngorongoro)
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Mongoose on terminate mound (Tarangire)
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Final Thoughts

It's difficult to believe that we saw such a wide variety of animals and landscapes in such a short time frame. Simply put, our Safari is an experience that we will never forget.

Posted by edcastaño 01:43 Archived in Tanzania Comments (0)

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