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How does the narrator of "The Ultimate Safari" describe her encounters with animals?

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On her journey through Kruger park, the narrator and the group of people she is traveling with encounter a pack of elephants moving slowly through the wilderness. The narrator describes her initial feelings of fear before she becomes extremely interested in the elephants. As they continue on their journey, the narrator describes seeing various animals eating and relaxing throughout the park. The travelers go out of their way to avoid certain animals like lions and hyenas, and the narrator is intrigued by the majesty of them. The narrator also recalls the frightful night when the lions roam around their group. She is so scared that she prays for one of the lions to take a person on the...

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