Kenya Photo Safari | Animals of the Masai Mara Reserve

It would appear Angie Away has been taken over by Animal Planet the past few weeks, so on behalf of all the critters of the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya, I hope you’ve enjoyed it! Now that we’ve covered where to stay in the Masai Mara, fighting giraffes, lions, leopards, cheetahs and elephants, let’s get to the rest of the cast, shall we?

(To enhance your Angie Away safari experience, click on the video below, queue up the background music and then scroll through the photos. It’s like being inside my head!) 

Cheeky zebras

Just a few days old

Crikey! Look at that massive croc on the bank of the Mara River!

10 more reasons to skip an afternoon dip in the Mara River… Hungry, hungry hippos!

A pretty local scans the grass for snacks – the Lilac Breasted Roller

A bushback… I think. I get all the antelope types mixed up.

African Crowned Cranes – one of the first reports I ever wrote in school

This hyena reminds me of Ed from the Lion King, who reminds me of my dog Sheila, who just died last week at the age of 16 =(

A herd of impala keep an eye on the forest

One of the big 5, the buffalo is a force to be reckoned with in the Masai Mara Reserve

The Western White Bearded Wildebeest, aka the gnu – come to the Masai Mara between July and October to see the spectacular wildebeest migration, a show like none other on earth!

It’s the circle of life. And it moves us all. Through despair and hope. Through faith and love. ‘Til we find our place. On the path unwinding. It’s the circle…. the circle of….. LIFE.

The wildest critter of all at the border of Kenya & Tanzania

So which of today’s photos was your favorite? And are you ready to go on safari now or what?!

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14 thoughts on “Kenya Photo Safari | Animals of the Masai Mara Reserve”

  1. First of all, I LOVE that you provided background music! Lol. Perfect.

    I love the photos of the colorful birds, and also really love the buffalo shot!

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