Something unique about Serengeti National Park
Something unique about Serengeti National Park- What is Serengeti National Park famous for? Serengeti National Park is one of the most popular and famous destinations for wildlife safaris, not only in Tanzania but also in the whole world. Serengeti National Park is found in the northern part of the Serengeti National Park and is considered the 7th of the ten wonders of the world.
The park is known for having the great wild beet migration, which is the world’s largest animal movement that involves close to 2 million wildebeest joined by zebras, trekking for more than 800 kilometers from Serengeti National Park, crossing the River Mara to Masai Mara National Reserve and back to Serengeti National Park.
Other than the wildebeest animals, Serengeti National Park is home to five animals of the African wildness, which include, among others, the buffaloes, elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos, and in combination, more than 400 species of birds are found within the Serengeti National park.
Serengeti National Park has the highest animal concentration in the whole of Africa, and the park is also characterized by scenic beauty and scientific value.
If you want to have the best destination in the world where you will have the best and most wonderful wildlife cultural encounters, then you will not travel to any other country other than the Serengeti National Park, which is found in northern Tanzania. Serengeti National Park is the oldest national park in Tanzania.
It was established in 1952 and, considering all the national parks that are found within the northern tourism circuit of Tanzania, the Serengeti National Park is the best. The other national parks and destinations that are found in the northern circuit of Tanzania include the Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Lake Manyara National Park, among other destinations. Serengeti National Park has got an area of land that is equivalent to 5700 square miles, and this is equivalent to more than 14.763 square kilometers.
The wildebeest migration of the Serengeti National Park is the only active wildlife migration that can be seen and felt in the whole world. The wildebeest migration is circular, beginning in Serengeti National Park in the southern part of the area where the wildebeest calving begins and continuing to the Masai Mara National Reserve until they return to Serengeti National Park.
Considering all the other safari activities that do happen in the Serengeti National Park, wildebeest watching or witnessing is the major activity that attracts several visitors who come to Tanzania for a wildlife safari. More than 1,000,000 wildebeest, joined by a great number of other species such as plain zebras, eland, and others, are migrating in search of water and new pastures.
Apart from the wildebeest, the recreation area is home to more than 160,000 zebras, 15,000 gazelles, 3,000 lions, and a large number of elephants, panthers, rhinos, hippos, cheetahs, monkeys, crocodiles, hippos, jackals, topis, and several varieties of antelope, among others.
It is believed that African elephants are the latest addition to the big five wild animals of the Serengeti National Park, and elephants started being seen in the park thirty years ago. The reason was that elephants had gone extinct because of their habitats being destroyed as well as being hunted by the patches because of their ivory, and they later reappeared.
Other than the animal species in the Serengeti National Park, the park is also home to over 400 species of birds, and these will be seen anytime you’re in the park doing your wildlife safari activities, thus visitors can combine the game drives and the bird watching trips in the Serengeti National Park.