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Tanzania Day 4: Elephant Overload

I was feeling much better the next morning so we were loaded up and out at 630a. We were joined by Hennessy from Germany since the vehicle he was in had broken down. Of course, we stopped off at the giraffe carcass first. There were two male lions watching over things.

Brenda taking pics of me taking pics of lions
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Lion #1 hiding in the bushes
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He decided to venture out
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Lion #2 looking pretty fat and full
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The vervet monkeys were having breakfast in the nearby trees.
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Next up was an elephant family with some adorable little ones.
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They looked like they were trying to figure out how their trunks work.
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We made our usual pit stop for food.
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And a bathroom break.
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Go away bird
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Giraffe
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Another elephant herd
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Baby zebra catching up to his mom
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Kudu pair
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Baobab tree
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Elephants digging down below the surface for water in the river bottom
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The baby was a little tired.
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Mongoose family
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Agama lizard
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Dik dik
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Giraffe
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The aptly named candelabra tree
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Warthogs doing what they do...running with their tails up
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We came upon a river with actual water in it and followed it for a while
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Cape buffalo
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There was a group of self-drivers down by the river repeatedly getting in and out of the car.
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Apparently they didn't see the four lions watching and stalking them but we did.
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Rock hyrax
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Impala with yellow-billed hornbill
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Kudu crossing
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We were able to catch some of the sunset before getting back to camp late around 630p.
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I felt up to dinner but I wished I hadn't after eating it. The celery soup, lasagne, and pie left a lot to be desired but then again, we weren't here for the food. It was light's out after dinner and showers.

Posted by zihuatcat 04:38 Archived in Tanzania Tagged tanzania brenda ruaha

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