Nakuru – Baboon fight
Here’s another experience we never expected to see. Baboons fighting. Right in front of us.
The 2 baboons have this other one cornered and partially down the face of the cliff:
Snarling match between the remaining two, with the one on the left eventually winning:
From the central lakes we made our way via Thomson’s Falls to the Aberdare Country Club. Set in surroundings that is reminiscent of a colonial club it had dark mahogany bars, a golf course, high teas and just the whiff of the Empire long gone. Warthogs, gazelles and impalas roamed freely on the grounds.
The Aberdare Game Reserve was very different from the Masai Mara. While the Mara was mostly flat plains, Aberdare was like a rain forest with dense undergrowth and trees. The soil was rich clay, so the overall effect was a red tinge on everything. So the types of animals found there were different.
Baboon and monkey:
Bushbuck and waterbuck, don’t remember which is which:
We saw so many buffalos we were pretty sick of them at the end: