Game Report: Mara Plains Camp

October 24, 2012  By: Africa Adventure Consultants

Our friends at Kenya’s Mara Plains Camp shared this amazing guest photo and short story with us and we couldn’t keep it to ourselves!

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned a particularly amazing sighting witnessed by some guests while sitting watching a wildebeest crossing of the Mara River. In short, a sudden commotion and explosion of movement behind the vehicle caused them to turn and capture a moment, mid-chase, as a lioness went for a wildebeest fawn. A shot like this is one that many professional photographers may wait years to get. The outcome of the hunt was good for the lioness, despite her not seeming too interested in her prize once it was all over.

Story courtesy Great Plains Conservation, photo courtesy Christina (Tina) Weart Sachs, Sept 2012

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