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 Serengeti National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Serengeti National Park is a large national park in Tanzania, Africa.
His autobiography, "My Serengeti Years," provides a detailed history of Serengeti National Park's early years.
Plains of the Serengeti National Park, with kopjes
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 Serengeti
Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value.
The National Park, with an area of 12,950 square kilometres, is as big as Northern Ireland, but its ecosystem, which includes the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the Maswa Game Reserve and the Maasai Mara Game reserve (in Kenya), is roughly the size of Kuwait.
With the growing awareness of the need for conservation, it was expanded and upgraded to a National Park in 1951.
www.glcom.com /hassan/serengeti.html   (1545 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park - Tanzania
The Serengeti National Park is about 90 miles wide (west to east) and about 120 miles long (north to south).
In this area, the great Serengeti plains gradually diffuse into gentle rolling hills and the woodland habitat that dominates the western and northern regions of the park.
The borders of the Serengeti ecosystem are defined by the movements of the dominant migrant, the wildebeest.
www.africadreamsafaris.com /national_parks/serengeti.html   (3860 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Serengeti National Park, Africa (African Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
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Serengeti National Park, c.5,700 sq mi (14,800 sq km), NE Tanzania, est.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Serengeti National Park
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 Tanzania & Serengeti National Park Info
Lake Natron is situated in the north of the Ngorongoro Highlands; to the south is the active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai and to the west, is the edge of the Serengeti National Park.
The Southern Serengeti is an incredible place from January through to March, the wildebeest migration is in the area and during this time the hordes amass around the Kusini Camp for the birthing of their young.
The Mahale Mountains Park and Gombe Stream are a mixture of grass, woodlands and forest, although it is mostly forest with the majority of its mammals being primates.
tanzania-serengeti.blogspot.com   (13048 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park
Possibly the best known game park in the world, the Serengeti IS “Africa” to many, many people.
Swahili for “endless plains,” Serengeti is the southern, Tanzanian, continuation of Kenya’s Masai Mara and, together with it, creates the scene of the annual clockwise foraging journeys of gnu and zebra known as The Migration.
Ground travel to the Serengeti is from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (the north border with Kenya’s Masai Mara has been closed by road for some time now) and as soon as you’ve left the volcanic highlands you know you’re in a different world.
www.safarimagic.com /parks_serengeti.htm   (481 words)

  
 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK.
Serengeti National Park, with its herds of ungulates and their associated predators, is the last remnant of a Pleistocene large mammal ecosystem in all its complexity.
The park, in combination with the contiguous Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Maasai Mara National Park, is sufficiently large to ensure the survival of this savanna ecosystem.
Internationally recognised as part of Serengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere Reserve (with the adjoining Maswa Game Reserve) under UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme in 1981 and inscribed on the World Heritage List in the same year.
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 Serengeti National Park
The Park is the center of the Serengeti ecosystem, roughly defined as the annual 'wildebeest migration' that serves as pasture for wild animals.
The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai 'Siringet', meaning endless plains, the park contains an estimated three million large animals, most of which take part in a seasonal migration that is one of nature's wonders.
The land of Serengeti is mainly covered with short and grasses, the area varies from the vast treeless central Serengeti plain and savannah type stretches dotted with flat topped acacia trees to riverine bush, thick scrub and forest in the North.
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 serengeti national park, safari guide, tanzania
The Serengeti Plains are famous because of a unique set of geological and meteorological circumstances that has caused a certain distinct seasonal pattern of grass growth, which in turn is the driving force behind a huge annual migration of grazing animals.
This means that the lion of the Serengeti live through an annual cycle of times of plenty (when the migration is on their patch) and times of paucity (when it isn't).
Obviously all of the animals of the Serengeti manage to reproduce successfully, but it is the wildebeest who have really honed this to a fine art, co-ordinating their rutting and calving seasons precisely to the coming of the rain on the Short-Grass Plains (as described in the following chapter).
www.africatravelresource.com /africa/E/tanzania/safariguide/T50-serengeti.htm   (10187 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park - African Encounters
The Serengeti National Park is one of the most incredible places on the planet.
Approximately 1,500,000 wildebeest and 250,000 zebra migrate annually in a circular pattern between the Serengeti National Park’s Western Corridor and Kenya’s Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
This is the largest of Tanzania’s national parks, measuring 14,763 sq.
www.africanencounters.com /Tanzania/serengeti.htm   (569 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park
Situated among the bush- clad KUKA hills, Klein's Camp borders the Serengeti National Park South of the Masai Mara Reserve and provides a haven for migrating wildbeest and Elephant as well as resident wildlife.
Looking out over the seeming Endless Serengeti plains, this hill side lodge is a Unique oasis set in thousands of square Kilometers of National park.
The Serengeti plains are host to a dramatic annual migration of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and numerous other species of animals indigenous to the area.
www.tanzaniaholidays.com /serengeti.html   (745 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park general information
Serengeti National Park provides wilderness campsites on the edge of Lake Lagarje (also called Ndutu).
Each year the Park generated more revenue than it spends; the remainder goes to support other national parks which are not yet self-sufficient.
It is possible to see many of the Serengeti's resident wildlife including giraffe, buffalo, topi, hartebeest, waterbuck, impala, reedbuck, bushbuck, dikdik, hippopotamus, crocodile, warthog and diverse birdlife.
www.habari.co.tz /tanapa/serpakg.html   (1573 words)

  
 L.L.Bean: Park Search - Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania, covering approximately 5,700 square miles.
The park has a variety of vegetation: short and long grass open plains in the southeast, acacia savanna in the central area, a hilly and more densely wooded northern section and mountains in the western corridor.
Serengeti means "endless plains" and describes one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/1589llt.htm   (262 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park
CONSERVATION VALUE Serengeti National Park, with its herds of ungulates and their associated predators, is the last remnant of a Pleistocene large mammal ecosystem in all its complexity.
The park, in combination with the contiguous Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Maasai Mara National Park, is sufficiently large to ensure the survival of this savanna ecosystem.
At one time the Serengeti was not inhabited by elephants, but cultivation and settlement outside the park resulted in change in distribution.
www.nilebasin.com /pd/pages/serengeti1.html   (878 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park - Victoria Expeditions Tanzania
Serengeti National Park is the most famous of Tanzania's national parks.
Serengeti National Park is set between 900 and 1850 m height.
There are most hyenas, but the national park is especially known for its lions, and you should be very out of luck not to capture quite a few lions on camera while you are in the park, even the black manned male lions.
www.victoriatz.com /serengeti.htm   (400 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park is a large national park in Tanzania Africa.
Serengeti National Park has been listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites.
The "big five" animals of the park named by hunters on safari decades ago are lions leopards elephants rhinoceroses and Cape buffalo.
www.freeglossary.com /Serengeti_National_Park   (248 words)

  
 TTB Official Website - Serengeti National Park
The park is teaming with stunning wildlife - it is thought that over 3 million large mammals roam the plains.
The park covers 14,763 sq km of endless rolling plains (see map), which reach up to the Kenyan border and extends almost to Lake Victoria.
There are a number of lodges and camps to stay at in the Serengeti.
www.tanzania-web.com /parks/serenget.htm   (298 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park
Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing.
As enduring as the game-viewing is the liberating sense of space that characterises the Serengeti Plains, stretching across sunburnt savannah to a shimmering golden horizon at the end of the earth.
Popular the Serengeti might be, but it remains so vast that you may be the only human audience when a pride of lions masterminds a siege, focussed unswervingly on its next meal.
www.tanzaniaparks.com /serengeti.htm   (438 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park - Wikitravel
Serengeti National Park is a large conservation area located in the north of Tanzania, close to the border with Kenya.
As well as conserving wildlife, flora and iconic landscapes, Serengeti National Park has emerged as a major traveller and tourist destination, many making the journey there to engage in safari.
Serengeti National Park (http://www.wcmc.org.uk/protected_areas/data/wh/serenget.html) - profile compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre
wikitravel.org /en/Serengeti_National_Park   (316 words)

  
 Introducing Serengeti - Tanzania Safari
The highlight of the Serengeti ecosystem, not found anywhere in the world, is the migration of the animals thus the reason to visit Serengeti National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve.
World recognition was awarded to the Serengeti National Park in 1981 when it was granted status as a World Heritage Site and as a Biosphere Reserve.
They are often found in large number of herds in all part of the Serengeti National Park plains.
www.africanmeccasafaris.com /tanzania/safaris/parks/serengeti.asp   (1001 words)

  
 Tanzania Travel & Safari, What to see, Serengeti National Park...
The Serengeti National Park lies in a high plateau between the Ngorongoro highlands and the Kenya/Tanzania border, and extends almost to Lake Victoria.
The Serengeti National Park covers an area of 14,763 square kilometres, which is equal in size to Northern Ireland.
Serengeti is also Tanzania’s oldest Park and its vast open plains have adorned the covers and pages of magazines for decades and featured in numerous films and documentaries.
www.off2africa.com /html/tanzania/what-to-see/serengeti.html   (842 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park --  Encyclopædia Britannica
national park and wildlife refuge on the Serengeti Plain in north-central Tanzania.
Zebras and gnu (wildebeests) grazing on the Serengeti Plain, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Provides a history, and information on popular destinations like Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Serengeti, and Mount Kilimanjaro National Parks.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9066829?tocId=9066829   (958 words)

  
 VT Serengeti National Park Forum
Three friends and I are interested in visiting Serengeti NP for 5-6 days next May and we're wondering about the feasibility of a self-drive/camping in the park...
I have this gut feeling that the kids are going to hate "driving around all day looking for animals' We live near Yellowstone National Park and hear the same lament yearly.
We have no date set to go, but know that we also want to do a serengeti tour sometime during our trip.
forum.virtualtourist.com /forum-2236353-1-Travel-Serengeti_National_Park-1-forum.html   (324 words)

  
 GORP - The Ecosystem - Serengeti National Park
GORP - The Ecosystem - Serengeti National Park
As in many national parks, much of the wildlife which inhabits the area moves across park boundaries at certain seasons of the year, along traditional migration routes, in search of food and water.
The principal features of the Park are the short and long grass open plains in the southeast, the acacia savannah in the central area, the hilly, more densely wooded northern section, and the extensive woodland and black clay plains, dominated by the central ranges of mountains in the western corridor.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/africa/tanzania/ser_eco.htm   (478 words)

  
 serengeti national park : tanzania
The Serengeti is undoubtedly the greatest national park in Tanzania, if not the whole of Africa.
As it is people split their time between Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Manyara and Tarangire, spending an average of only two days in each park.
: Towns : Parks : Serengeti : Ngorongoro : Manyara : Tarangire : Peaks
www.intotanzania.com /safari/tanzania/north/parks/serengeti/ser-00.htm   (316 words)

  
 Lodges Serengeti National Park Serengeti National Park Lodges, 2 Lodges in Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park Lodge in Serengeti National Park, Northern Safari circuit, Tanzania
Serengeti National Park Lodges - 2 Lodges in Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Serengeti National Park Lodges, 2 Lodges in Serengeti National Park
www.safarinow.com /Destinations/Serengeti-National-Park/lodges.aspx   (118 words)

  
 The Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
The survivors settle in the Western Corridor and northern reaches of the Serengeti and in the Masai Mara National Park in Kenya.
The Serengeti region encompasses the Serengeti National Park itself, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Maswa Game Reserve, the Loliondo, Grumeti and Ikorongo Controlled Areas and merges with the Masai Mara National Park in Kenya.
The Serengeti harbours the greatest remaining concentration of wild game in Africa and is home to the annual phenomenon where millions of herbivores migrate en mass across the plains of Tanzania.
www.ngorongorocrater.com /Attractions/serengeti.php   (358 words)

  
 SA Tours & Safaris (Pty) Ltd • Serengeti National Park
This necessitated the establishment, firstly of a Reserve and finally, in 1951, a National Park.
Life in the Serengeti is a complex and dynamic ecological system in which all the animals and plants interact both with each other and with their environment.
The park is made up of several different vegetation zones: in the dry south are the short and long grassland plains, where an average of only 50cm of rain falls per year.
www.toursaa.com /popup.aspx?DestID=103   (375 words)

  
 Serengeti National Park East Africa
The Serengeti is a vast, grassy plain that stretches from north-eastern Tanzania into Kenya, where it is included in the Masai Mara National Park.
In Tanzania, the Serengeti National Park spans 14 763 km² and is filled with great numbers of wildlife.
During the annual migration, millions of animals can be seen in the Serengeti and the park becomes one of the most spectacular game viewing destinations in the world — this amazing phenomenon has ensured a place for the Serengeti on the World Heritage Sites list.
www.bushcamps.com /destinations/east_africa/Tanzania/attractions_sub-1-attractionsId-2-37   (349 words)

  
 Serengeti national park safari
07:30am After breakfast we depart to Arusha Airport for flight to Serengeti National Park were we beginning with a full day of wildlife viewing by vehicle.
The largest of all the National Parks in Tanzania, summed up as 'one of the most unique areas in the world'.
Your stay today in Serengeti will be at Serengeti Serena Lodge set high on a hill with magnificent views of the sweeping Serengeti, the lodge is reminiscent of a traditional African village, emulating traditional Masai huts built in the time-honored hut style, houses luxury bedrooms with en-suite facilities.
www.safari-vacations.com /tanhidsaf.php   (1201 words)

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