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Melanistic Zebra foal in Masai Mara

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This little foal received a lot of attention in the national press.

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wilddog

I think there have been a few posts about this sighting but I guess you followed your elephant orphanage trip with a move on to the Mara?  How lovely to see it in person.

 

Hope to hear more about that section of your travels in due course

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penolva

We visited the Mara before the elephants. We saw the foal on one of the first days it was sighted. I will do a TR on the Mara in due course. 

 

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Game Warden

One wonders how much of a target for predators this will be...

 

 

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penolva
15 hours ago, Game Warden said:

One wonders how much of a target for predators this will be...

 

 

@Game Warden We were wondering that but it was still there a week after we left. I will look out for it next trip :)

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COSMIC RHINO

 

 

This  has  been reported  in the  DAILY  NATION  

 

@Penolva  your photo  is just as good  

 

someone looks  like they are squinting or have shut  eyes  , not  the best thing to do  around  predators

 

the press cover  did  mention higher  risk  with predators , the  foal is now back to the  Serengeti with  the migration   

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penolva
6 hours ago, COSMIC RHINO said:

 

 

This  has  been reported  in the  DAILY  NATION  

 

@Penolva  your photo  is just as good  

 

someone looks  like they are squinting or have shut  eyes  , not  the best thing to do  around  predators

 

the press cover  did  mention higher  risk  with predators , the  foal is now back to the  Serengeti with  the migration   

I saw the news report and it also made the news in the UK. It did have tiny eyes. I looked closely and it didn’t look as if they were actually shut. How interesting it’s now in the Serengeti. Thanks for letting me know. Pen 

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