|A spotted hyena endures a rain shower at Ngorongoro Crater.|
|Cape buffalo lounging at Ngorongoro Crater.|
|This is not David Livingstone's Africa.|
|Female (rear) and male cheetahs at Ndutu.|
|A female hartebeest with her calf. Hartebeest is one of|
many different kinds of antelope in Africa.
|Baboons at Lake Manyara. Notice the baby between the two adults at far left.|
|Safari vehicles at Ngorongoro Crater, a 10-mile-diameter collapsed volcano with|
steep walls and a flat floor, making it something akin to Disney World's drive-through
Animal Kingdom attraction. Great place to see a lot of animals quickly.
|The steep wall of Ngogongoro Crater rises in the distance behind these black rhinos.|
|Warthogs, perhaps Africa's most endearing animal.|
We were told that they make good pets, though the
adult males can be a challenge.
|A silverback jackal. They're predators as well|
|A sleeping male lion at Ngorongoro Crater. Visiting the crater at mid-day |
meant that most of the big cats we saw were fast asleep.
|Thomson's gazelles are frequent prey for cheetahs.|
|Grant's gazelles are larger than the Thomson's.|
|A viewing platform at Lake Manyara allowed us a good look at this crowded hippo water hole.|
|Would you buy insurance from this agama lizard?|
|You see a lot of elephants' tushes on|
safari. This one at Lake Manyara
was our first. We kept waiting for
him to turn around, but he must
have thought this was his best side.
|A black faced vervet monkey at Lake Manyara.|
|Zebras at a stream in Ndutu.|
|A black rhino co-exists peacefully with zebra at Ngorongoro Crater.|
|A saddle-bill stork at Lake Manyara.|