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Tanzania in East Africa is the perfect destination to watch the Great Animal Migration in the Serengeti. Tanzania does however boast 16 national parks and has the worlds highest percentage of land protected principally for wildlife. Tanzania is also a natural habitat of the Big 5, making a Tanzania Safari one of the best value adventures in Africa.
The best time to visit Tanzania to see the Great Migration is between January to March, when the wildebeest give birth to roughly 400,000 calves over a 6 week period. To see the migration on the move the best time of the year is June to July.
The Great Animal Migration is the Serengeti is one of the most incredible sightings in all of nature. Over 2 millions animals migrate in search of grazing pastures which includes over 1.7 million wildebeest, 470,000 gazelle and over 240,000 zebra. These herbivoures are followed by predators like lion and hyena, making for an incredible display of wildlife.
Tanzania is also home to the Big 5 animals which include lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo. In total roughly 70 large mammal and 500 bird species can be found in Tanzania.
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