07/01/2014 05:34 pm ET | Updated Aug 31, 2014

Guess Who's Joining the Safari Picnic?

Pretend you are about to have a picnic lunch in the middle of safari-country, inside a beautiful extinct volcanic crater. You might be worried that the region's big mammals (buffalo, lions, leopards, hippos, zebra, elephants, etc.) could make your picnic a little dangerous.

But as it turns out, when I sat down with my crew to eat a pre-prepared picnic lunch (complete with friend chicken) in Ngorongoro Crater, it wasn't the big mammals who came to join the picnic: