The Wildebeest Migration

The Great Migration

The great wildebeest migration is considered one of the 8th wonder of the world and best events happens Serengeti, Tanzania and Maasai Mara, Kenya, being an inspirational event it attracts big safari lovers to witness. Wildebeest migration entirely dependent upon rainfall pattern all year round, between January and march the Ngorongoro conservation area and Maswa game reserve offer refuge due to its short dry grass allowing the wildebeest give birth and up to 450,000 calves are born in a synchronized birthing within two to three weeks of one another. This attracts many predators scattering across this area in search of newborns for prey. Wildebeest are well known to be lacking in intelligence earning clown of the savannah, by defense, the wildebeest move in groups reaching up to 1.45 million in number as part of the migration, this give the ability to survive the East Africa bush veld.

The great migration has accompaniment during their journey through the Serengeti and Maasai mara plains, 300,000 zebras, 400,000 and 11,800 elands in follow of the rainfall and grass. There journey never ends since the day they are born only ending due to death. For safari makers in Maasai Mara and Serengeti the wildebeest migration offers huge enhancement to what is already an overwhelming sight. Numerous luxury mobile camp, lodges and safari camps that are in good location witness arrival of the herd crossing the Mara river.

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