The Elephants are the biggest of the beasts of the Masai plains
You really appreciate how big when you get up close
This huge animal was slowly walking slowly sideways
Our driver creeping forward forward just as slowly
Keeping the elephant the back corner of the van
The driver said that the elephant was trying to get into a position to charge
I think it was just moving us away slowly from its family
The Masai Giraffe is the largest of all the giraffe types
These huge animals are quite a lot larger with darker and more pronounced markings that the Rothschild Giraffes at Lake Nakuru.
Unfortunately, like many of the great wild animals the Masai Giraffe in endangered.
My final big beast of the Masai Mara in the Hippopotamus
A huge beast who has the reputation as the deadliest large land mammal.
These huge beasts weigh around 2,250kg
But it is rare to see more that their head