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22 February 2013

"A big male lion is having his wildebeest breakfast 150m away from the tent..."

During the dry spell of the last one or two weeks, the animals were quite dispersed and had moved towards the Serengeti and Kusini area, and the triangle towards Naabi Hill.  However, big rains in the last two days has seen the usual dramatic turnaround.  The herds will probably start to move back more onto the Ngorongoro Conservation Area side now and search for the fresh short grass.  There are already a lot of little wildie babies in evidence which makes for great viewing.  While I am writ…

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06 February 2013

After a dry end to January, the rains are back, and so are the beasts...

Despite our frantic rain-dances, towards the end of January, the rains seemed to have dried up in the Serengeti and the wildebeest started to disperse and head south. But that's all changed and its been raining - lots!  The beasts have turned around and have come all the way back into Ndutu and surrounding plains close to our Serengeti Safari Camp, and the first babies are being born. Lots of babies of everything: gazelle, wildies, zebra and even the cats.  Bigger cats are doing very well with …

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