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Hiding in plain sight

Masai Mara, Kenya

We were at Masai Mara on safari the first week of July, and it happened to coincide with the Great Migration. It occurs every year around this time; however, it only lasts about three days, making it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be in the right place at the right time.

During the Great Migration, the zebras and the wildebeast work together to migrate to the other side of the park. They travel in large groups because predators know that stragglers are easy dinner. Thus, the zebras group together to hide in plain sight. We parked the van to watch one of the migrating herds of zebra. The resulting photo was of the group holding up the rear that happened to be very vocal and photogenic.

The only thing a picture can’t share is the sound of 100 zebras communicating at once, which is uproarious.