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other lions. Not that you had any doubt, but being within 25 feet of the King of the Jungle is pretty cool. We had an even closer encounter with a herd of elephants later in the day. We’d just reached the rim of the crater and were taking a couple of backroads near the resort. All of a sudden, an elephant passed in front of us, followed shortly by two crossing behind us. We drove around a switchback turn in an attempt to set up another viewing. It worked, and my heart started rac- ing when one of the massive creatures appeared from the brush just 15 feet away. Like pretty much all of the animals we encountered, the elephants had little interest in us and passed on by. We did get some good photos, no zoom needed, of our newest friends. We also saw two rhinos in Ngorongoro, which meant that we’d seen each of the Big Five animalsβ€”elepha ΉΠ°±•½Α…ɐ°±₯½Έ°) …Α”‰Υ™™…±Ό…ΉΙ‘₯ΉΏŠQ…Ёͽ΅”Α½₯ΉΠ)‘ΥΙ₯ΉœΡ‘”ΡΙ₯ΐΈ]‘₯±”₯Ё݅́±•…ɱ䁄)Ρ‘Ι₯±°ΡΌ…锁ΥΑ½ΈΝՍ ΅±₯ΝЁ…Ή₯΅…±Μ)‘ΥΙ₯Ήœ½Υȁͅ™…Ι€έ••¬°$…±ΝΌ•Ή©½ε•)Ν••₯ΉœΝ½΅”½˜Ρ‘”Ν΅…±±•Θ…Ή₯΅…±Μ°ΝՍ )…́©…­…±Μ°‘ε•Ή…Μ°΅½Ή½½Ν”°Q‘½΅Ν½»ŠeΜ)…ι•±±”°½±½Ι™Υ°ΝΥΑ•ΙˆΝΡ…Ι±₯ΉΜ…Ή)Ι•΅‘•…‘•Ι½¬……΅„±₯ι…Ι‘ΜΈ)Q‘Ι•”‘…έ…™Ρ•Θ$Ι•ΡΥΙΉ•™Ι½΄)Q…Ήι…Ή₯„°΅δέ₯™”…Ή$‘Ι½Ω”ΡΌ%½έ„)™½Θ„!•Ή‘•ΙΝ½Έ™…΅₯±δ…Ρ‘•Ι₯ΉœΈ%Ё₯Μ)M…™…Ι€Ν•±™₯•Μ)Ω•Έ‰•™½Ι”Ρ‘”Ρ•Ι΄Ν•±™₯”•ΉΡ•Ι•)Α½ΑΥ±…ȁ±•α₯½Έ°Ρ‘•Ι”έ…́ΉΌΝ‘½ΙΡ…”)½˜ΡΙ…Ω•±•Ί•αΡ•Ή‘₯Ήœ…Έ…Ι΄ΡΌΡΙ䁅Ή)…ΑΡΥΙ”…Έ…Ρ₯½ΈΝ‘½Π½˜Ρ‘•΅Ν•±Ω•Μ)…Ё„Α½ΑΥ±…ȁ‘•ΝΡ₯Ή…Ρ₯½ΈΈQ‘•Ν”‘…εΜ°)%ΉΝΡ…Ι…΄₯́ΝΡ½­•έ₯Ρ ΅εΙ₯…)έ•±°΅•α•ΥΡ•Ν½±ΌΝ‘½ΡΜ°…Ή½ΥȁѽΥΘ)ёɽ՝ Ρ‘”…΅”Α…ɭ́½˜Q…Ήι…Ή₯„)½™™•Ι•…΅Α±”½ΑΑ½ΙΡΥΉ₯Ρ₯•ΜΡΌ‰…œΡ‘”)½Ω•Ρ•M…™…Ι€M•±™₯”ΈQ…­”„±½½¬Έ))•ΙΙ䁅ΉΡ‘”)•±•Α‘…ΉΠ)M‘½±…ΝΡ₯„)…ΉΡ‘”±₯½Έ)ɽ՝‘±δ€άΐΐ΅₯±•Μ•… έ…䁅Ή°±•Π΅”)Ρ•±°ε½Τ°Ρ‘•Ι”…Ι”„±½Π½˜™±…ЁΝΡɕэ‘•Μ)…́ε½ΤΙ½±°…±½Ήœ$΄Ψԁ₯Έ%Ή‘₯…Ή„°$΄άЁ₯Έ)%±±₯Ή½₯́…Ή$΄ΰΐ₯Έ%½έ„Έ)́$…镐½ΥЁ…Ёё”•Ή‘±•Ν́5₯‘έ•ΝΠ)Α±…₯ΉΟŠPΰ°Μΐΐ΅₯±•Μ™Ι½΄Ρ‘”M•Ι•Ή•Ρ§ŠQ$)½Υ±‘»ŠeЁ‘•±ΐ‰ΥЁ₯΅…₯Ή”Ρ‘…Ё₯ΉΝΡ•…)½˜½έΜ°Ν‘••ΐ…Ή‘½ΙΝ•Μ°$έ…͕́•₯Ήœ)镉Ʌ̰₯Ι…™™•Μ…Ή±₯½ΉΜΈ)ΥΝΠƒŠ˜έ½άΈ)A…Ё…ΉΝ½΅”)镉ɅΜ)=Ω•Ι±½½¬…Ё9½Ι½Ή½ΙΌ Ι…Ρ•Θ)9Q½Ή±₯Ή”Ή½΄(ΘΤ