Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area
... br> We could have watched them all day but it was time to move on. Along the path we saw impalas and wildebeests until we came across another jeep. The guide in that car tipped us off about a group of cheetah's who had made a kill and were feeding! We drove on and there they were. I could not believe I was seeing these cheetahs and how close they were. Given they are in their natural environment I was so surprised at how they didn't seem disturbed by the ...
... only a few treed forests in the crater passing a hyena and funny warthog with a bird on his back. once in the trees we find a huge group of baboons just hanging around the fallen trees. We find more elephants in the trees as well before we make our way back to the plains of the crater.
As we drive into the crater centre we hear a Swahilli message blasted over the CB radio. Godfrey quickly makes his way over to a large group of ...
... wildebeest taken by the two females that split from the Marsh Pride and are raising their four cubs very close to the Wild Source Research Camp. The camp biologists decide to name this new independent group the Olasiti pride. Olasiti is a Maasai word for one of the species of acacia trees that are prevalent in the area near the camp.
Tonight is our final night at Ndutu. The Wild Source staff makes it memorable. Prior to ...
... closing the distance when, suddenly, a Grant’s gazelle ram attacks the mother gazelle for no apparent reason. The ram’s attack scares the fawn away from its mother and directly toward the cheetah. The cheetah is now streaking at full speed toward the defenseless and unaware fawn. Every stride covers at least twenty feet. In mere seconds, she has closed the distance and has the fawn by the neck…and the struggle is over.
... Once there he sucks water into his trunk and sprays himself. After a few minutes, he ambles off and leaves us to expel the breath we were unconsciously holding.
At 4 PM we find a lion pride consisting of two females and four cubs. The females recently left the much larger Marsh Pride. We will see them several more times in the days to come. We note the females are accomplished hunters for all have full bellies and are only ...
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