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African Lion feasting on an Elephant in Maasai Mara – Part 2

African Lion feasting on an Elephant in Maasai Mara – Part 2

This post is a continuation of our sighting when we were watching an African Lion feasting on an Elephant carcass in Masaai Mara. We were at a distance and our driver was trying to figure out the best way around to get a closer look without getting stuck in the swampy...
African Lion feasting on an Elephant in Maasai Mara – Part 1

African Lion feasting on an Elephant in Maasai Mara – Part 1

During one of our safaris in Maasai Mara, we saw an Elephant herd jostling for space on a rock! And guess why were they jostling – it was to scratch their undersides! When we stopped to take a closer look at them, the Elephants too stopped, to check what we were...
Mushroom eating Baboon in Maasai Mara

Mushroom eating Baboon in Maasai Mara

We spotted these Ground Hornbills forging in the tall grass as we drove into the Maasai Mara Reserve. They were not very far from the road and we stopped to observe them. Soon enough one of the Hornbills paused to check us out – helping in capturing this...
Anxious Lions in Maasai Mara

Anxious Lions in Maasai Mara

During one of our evening game drive in Maasai Mara, we had a chance sighting of a Steppe Eagle. It was equally surprised to see us at such close distance, before it flew away. Given that this visit to Mara was many months after the Annual Migration was over, the...
Welcomed by African Lions at Mara Serena Airstrip

Welcomed by African Lions at Mara Serena Airstrip

During our last trip to Maasai Mara, on our first game drive in the afternoon, I noticed Emanuel our driver/naturalist heading towards the Mara Serena Airstrip. I enquired to find out the reason and he pointed out that he had seen some African Lions in the area and...
Best Wildlife experiences of 2020

Best Wildlife experiences of 2020

Happy 2021 to all of you! Keeping in line with our practice of reliving the best wildlife moments of 2020, we have put together a compilation of the best experience we had in each of our favourite locations. The best wildlife experience of 2020 has a clear winner in...
African Lions at a kill in Serengeti

African Lions at a kill in Serengeti

On this safari in the Serengeti National Park, there was some chatter coming over the wireless and Eric, our guide and driver, pointed out that a herd of African Lions were seen, not far away from where we were. We decided to check them out. When we reached the...
Best Wildlife experiences of 2020

Lioness carrying new born cubs in Serengeti – Part 2

Carrying on from where we left off in the previous post – the African Lioness carrying her new born cubs, probably to be introduced to the pride, made a sudden change in direction. She was now headed directly towards our vehicle. I made the most of this...
Lioness carrying new born cubs in Serengeti – Part 1

Lioness carrying new born cubs in Serengeti – Part 1

We were on our first safari into central Serengeti National Park when we spotted a Lioness at a distance. At first it looked like she was carrying a kill. I zoomed in with my 600mm f/4 lens only to be pleasantly surprised, that it wasn’t a kill – instead...