Cantering herds of zebra, eland and roan antelope scatter then coalesce as we drone over them.
Across the open grasslands are scattered various members of the antelope family - horned bushbucks, waterbucks, eland , topi, gazelle and impala.
Greater kudu, bushbuck and eland , the spiral-horned tribe of antelope approach watering points with caution because of lions which patronise these areas.
In the dry season, July to November, the river is an excellent place for observing large numbers of game including lions, leopards, hunting dogs, giraffe, waterbuck, eland and warthogs.
The women's tribe, the Moroyok, raised antelopes, including the eland , which the Maasai claim to have been the first species of cattle.
Shy bushbuck, kudu, eland , impala, and elephant all take their turn whilst buffalo and waterbuck make their way to the sandy banks of the Zambesi.
After a few weeks, the eland will be pregnancy tested - and the researchers will wait out the 11-month incubation period.
Animals include duikers, eland and colobus, vervet and blue monkeys.
They are typically graceful, having long legs and horns, and include the eland , wildebeest, gazelle, springbok, hartebeest, impala, etc.
There are antelope species like eland , impala, puku, waterbuck, bushbuck and kudu whereas lion leopard, wild dog and hyaena are also present.