Ancient rituals in Serengeti

There is something primordial about Serengeti with its profusion of wildlife and starkly beautiful landscapes where ancient rituals of life and death continue to play out. Text & photographs

A lioness resting after a meal in Serengeti.

Lord of all he surveys. A lion at the Serengeti National Park.

Lionesses impervious to visitors in Serengeti.

Grant's gazelles in Serengeti.

Zebras migrating across the savannah in search of water and grass.

A wild elephant visiting the Ngorongoro camp.

Giraffes at the Ngorongoro Conservation Centre.

A herd of elephants crossing the path at Manyara.

An agama lizard.

A rare sighting of a cheetah in Serengeti.

Masai women in their brightly coloured dresses in a village outside Serengeti.

Masai men demonstrate their jumping prowess for visitors in the same village.

Thousands of wildebeest during their annual ritual of migration across Serengeti.

A spotted hyena at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

A moment's respite for a warthog at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

A hippopotamus with its calf in Serengeti.

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A lioness resting after a meal in Serengeti.
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