Serengeti National Park

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Serengeti National Park,

c.5,700 sq mi (14,800 sq km), NE Tanzania, est. 1941. The internationally famous park attracts large numbers of tourists to see the world's largest concentrations of wildebeest and gazelle (which number over 1,000,000 each), as well as large numbers of zebras (200,000) and lions, elephants, and rhinoceros (3,000 each). There are also significant populations of buffaloes, hippopotamuses, giraffes, and hyenas. During the rainy season huge herds of animals migrate across the usually dry and virtually treeless Serengeti in search of grazing land. Animal numbers have increased since the park's inception, especially the number of elephants.
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Long-term trends in carnivore abundance using distance sampling in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.--J.
Age information based on incisor tooth eruption was available for a subset of buffalo sampled in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area during 2011-2012 (Table 1).
Both Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area are prime spots to see animals in the wild, and both are famous for spotting the "big five," a phrase coined by hunters in Africa referring to lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinoceros.
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"Of all my trips, the one I would repeat would be to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, a place where nature rules," says Poe.
For this excursion Land Rover will be using Discovery 4 vehicles through the Serengeti National Park and also to the famous Ngorongoro Crater.
In the face of determined opposition by environmental groups, they have agreed to route the line 100km south of the Serengeti National Park.
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Wildlife Photography: On Safari with your DSLR: Equipment, Techniques, Workflow comes from a nature photographer who wrote this book to teach the technical aspects of digital wildlife photography as well as to instruct about his beloved Serengeti National Park wildlife encounters.
As the eagle flies over Serengeti National Park, readers are introduced to a variety of African animals: hippos lounging, cobras slithering and sliding, lions prowling, zebras galloping, and rhinos grazing.