Saying Goodbye to the Masai Mara

African Safari – Saying Goodbye to the Masai Mara National Park

First, I should say that I don’t know who Jess or Sean are, but the leaf carving outside the SOPA lodge was an interesting find (see the above banner).

This was our last early morning game drive in the Mara to look for the elusive leopard and whatever else we could find. Surprisingly, we did manage to photograph some new animals we hadn’t identified yet on earlier drives.

Bush and Water Bucks

Of course we were looking in every tree for a leopard, but the leopard was nowhere to be found and no real hunter/prey action was happening, so we started back to the lodge. It was clear by how the animals stood quite relaxed that we had probably hit our quota of sightseeing and it was time for the next set of tourists to explore the park.

No More Face Time with the Elephants

However, right at the end of our last game drive before we headed back to the SOPA Lodge to pack, the Masai Mara gives us one last glimpse at its beautiful creatures, the national bird of Kenya.

Lilac Breasted Roller (Coracia caudata)





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3 Responses to Saying Goodbye to the Masai Mara

  1. Wayne T. Helfrich says:

    What a wonderfull myriad of colors, beautiful bird for sure

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  3. Dana Clarke says:

    Love the photo of the Lilac Breasted Roller.

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