We made it out to Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney’s Animal Kingdom for this weeks Wildlife Wednesday. Let’s take a look at what we found!

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First up is the Greater Kudu.

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The critically endangered Black Rhino.

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The Nyala.

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Pelicans.

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Some Nile Crocodiles.

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The recently added African Wild Dogs. They may not look like much here, but African Wild Dogs are one of the most highly successful hunters in the wild with a kill rate of about 80%. For comparison, a Lion is only successful about 10% of the time.

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Ankole Cattle were some of the first properly domesticated animals, having been well established by 4000 B.C. and appearing in pictographs in ancient Egyptian pyramids.

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Making our way through the safari, we encountered a Giraffe-ic jam and had to stop for a few minutes. This allowed us to see some Giraffes up close and even see the three baby giraffes.

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While one set of baby animals might be enough for one safari, we were lucky enough to see a couple baby elephants. One was even nursing!

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Flamingos.

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Cheetahs! Some were out enjoying the cool weather, while the others relaxed.

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A zebra and what appear to be a couple of Dama gazelle.

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And finally the mighty (tired) lion.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this quick trip aboard the Kilimanjaro Safaris as much as we did!

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