2013-01-2 Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania with Wild 4 Photo Safaris

  • Clouds on Crater Mountains
    Clouds on Crater Mountains
    Approaching this unique ecosystem.
    near Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Entrance
    Entrance
    Parked, waiting for the necessary permits to enter.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater Rim Vegetation
    Crater Rim Vegetation
    Bathed regularly by clouds and rain, the mountains around the crater are very green with lush vegetation.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater Rim View
    Crater Rim View
    Looking outward.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • View into Crater
    View into Crater
    Our first look into the crater.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater Rim View
    Crater Rim View
    Looking toward the outside of the crater, but still at altitude where it is wet and lush.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater Rim View
    Crater Rim View
    Looking toward an adjacent mountain area.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Masai Mud Houses
    Masai Mud Houses
    Outside the crater with the road we will travel to the Serengeti in the distance.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater Rim View
    Crater Rim View
    The Umbrella Acacias have a lot of moss due to their location high on the crater rim.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Masai Goats
    Masai Goats
    The goats feed at the upper parts of the crater rim.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Crater View
    Crater View
    The 100 square mile crater is the collapsed caldera of a volcano that erupted here 2 to 3 million years ago.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson
  • Tree Euphorbias
    Tree Euphorbias
    Euphorbia bussei kibwezensis - growing on the inside slope of the crater rim.
    Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, January 29, 2013
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    Larry Jackson