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Serengeti national park
Welcome to Serengeti National Park!
Serengeti National park is one of famous and best national park in Africa and probably in the world, the park name comes from Maasai word “Siringeti” referring to an ” Endless Plain ” as you stand on the Southern grassland plain you can experience this vast that support the greatest concentration of herbivores left on earth, the park is rich in biodiversity supporting large herd of herbivores and high density of Carnivores, and variety of bird’s species supporting migratory birds with spectacular, vast landscape, plain grassland studded with outcrops kopje, rolling hills, Valleys, rivers with dramatic sky blue during day time and stars jewels during night this is breathtaking making the park focal point and once a lifetime tourists visiting park in Africa especially east and southern Africa. The park is one of world heritage site, Man and biosphere reserve, Seven Natural wonder of Africa and the world, the Africa’s leading national park.
Serengeti Is the only remain natural grazing ecosystem to be found in the world and all spectacular wilderness. Serengeti national park open plains in the heart of complex stretch away as far as the eyes can see and throb with life in an endless annual that is maintained by a migrating herd of 1.5 million in a year Wildebeest and best-known population of great predators like Lion, spotted hyena, Leopard, African Wild dog that found on the earth. The Giant Nile crocodile are waiting their turn as big migration enters their areas.
Serengeti is the richness of Wild fauna that intend to be providing best for grazing and browser for Mammals through their endless wonder plain land. Serengeti having exceptional uniqueness due to having number of Wildebeest which can be reach 2.8 million emigrants. They do move for many reasons likely Search water, green posture and last good favored weather climate condition.
In recognition of the need to preserve this special area, the Central Serengeti was declared a Game Reserve in 1929. In 1951, the Reserve became Tanganyika’s first National park, and in those days included the Ngorongoro Crater . Further alteration in 1959 resulted in the Park boundaries you see today. Part of the Serengeti plains and the highlands were removed and added to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, while extensions to the North and South were included to provide more protection to Wildebeest Migration, the entire wildebeest migration route defines boundary of the park and ecosystem.
The Park is the centre of the Serengeti ecosystem. Roughly defined by the annual Wildebeest Migration, the Serengeti ecosystem is expansive – and covers an area of 25,000 – 30,000 Square Kilometres. It is the combination of Serengeti National Park with its buffer zones – Ngorongoro Conservation Areas, four Game Reserves, one Game Controlled.
Area and Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve – that protects the largest single movement of wildlife on earth. Serengeti National Park covering 14,763 Square Kilometres, the Park is roughly the size of Northern Ireland or Connecticut, making the third largest national park in Tanzania after Nyerere and Ruaha national parks.
The Serengeti was first inhabited by the ancient hunter gatherers and more recently pastoralists, during this time the plains were controlled by the Maasai. There are early Maasai rock paintings still visible at Moru and a special rock used for making different sound (Gong! Gong!).
The colonialist who arrived by the early 1900’s found a land virtually untouched, and exploited it for exceptional hunting opportunities , particularly lion, leopard and Buffalo.
The Serengeti offers more than just an annual migration. It’s colorful topography of Mountains, Rolling Hills, Rivers and Plains provide year – around habitat for many of the Serengeti’s species.