The Serengeti is hard to take in at first given the density of wildlife that appears at first to be in peaceful coexistence–except for the occasional necessary food kill.
The Serengeti is located in north-western Tanzania and extends into southern Kenya.
It covers about 30,000 sq km and hosts the largest and longest overland twice-yearly migration in the world.
Approximately 70 larger mammals and about 500 bird species are found here due to the diverse habitats ranging from riverine forests, swamps, kopjes (giant rock plies), grasslands and woodlands. A good guide-driver knows the neighborhoods of the major animals and few visitors leave disappointed;
the least seen is the leopard that lives in stealth but
our three-day safari was rewarded with a fine view of a big cat lounging in a tree (photos 31-32).
Photos 42-44 show the travel style of the ‘rich and famous’ who arrive by chartered plane, tour for a day
or stay overnight in the five-star resorts and then fly out.
For the visitor the viewing is spectacular and also humbling to how see most of nature lives in harmony.

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Serengeti National Park - entrance
Serengeti National Park - entrance...
Serengeti National Park - tour truck
Serengeti National Park - tour truck...
Serengeti National Park - Diya Tours and Safaris
Serengeti National Park - Diya Tours and Safaris...
Serengeti National Park - entrance
Serengeti National Park - entrance...
Serengeti National Park - bird sign
Serengeti National Park - bird sign...
Serengeti National Park - bird sign
Serengeti National Park - bird sign...
Serengeti National Park - birds
Serengeti National Park - birds...
Serengeti National Park - crested cranes
Serengeti National Park - crested cranes...
Serengeti National Park - 'Superb Starling'
Serengeti National Park - 'Superb Starling'...
Serengeti National Park - bird
Serengeti National Park - bird...
Serengeti National Park - 'Superb Starlings'
Serengeti National Park - 'Superb Starlings'...
Serengeti National Park - gazelles
Serengeti National Park - gazelles...
Serengeti National Park - zebras
Serengeti National Park - zebras...
Serengeti National Park - wildebeest
Serengeti National Park - wildebeest...
Serengeti National Park - wildebeests
Serengeti National Park - wildebeests...
Serengeti National Park - buffalo & zebra
Serengeti National Park - buffalo & zebra...
Serengeti National Park - lions
Serengeti National Park - lions...
Serengeti National Park - lion
Serengeti National Park - lion...
Serengeti National Park - lions
Serengeti National Park - lions...
Serengeti National Park - lion
Serengeti National Park - lion...
Lions are quite lethargic during the
Lions are quite lethargic during the mid-day, but still dang...
Serengeti National Park - giraffes
Serengeti National Park - giraffes...
Serengeti National Park - giraffes
Serengeti National Park - giraffes...
Serengeti National Park - giraffes
Serengeti National Park - giraffes...
Serengeti National Park - crocodile
Serengeti National Park - crocodile...
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park...
Serengeti National Park - gazelles
Serengeti National Park - gazelles...
Serengeti National Park - gazelle
Serengeti National Park - gazelle...
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park...
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park...
Leopard resting in the crotch of a tree
Leopard resting in the crotch of a tree...
Leopard resting in the crotch of a tree
Leopard resting in the crotch of a tree...
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park...
Cluster of safari trucks spotting a
Cluster of safari trucks spotting a leopard...
African elephant
African elephant...
African elephant
African elephant...
African elephant
African elephant...
Serengeti National Park - giraffe mating dance
Serengeti National Park - giraffe mating dance...
Serengeti National Park - giraffe mating dance
Serengeti National Park - giraffe mating dance...
Serengeti National Park - monkey
Serengeti National Park - monkey...
Serengeti National Park - monkeys
Serengeti National Park - monkeys...
Serengeti National Park - monkeys
Serengeti National Park - monkeys...
Luxury-class travelers arrive at the five
Luxury-class travelers arrive at the five star Serengeti Sop...
The five star Serengeti Sopa Resort in the park.
The five star Serengeti Sopa Resort in the park....
Lobby of five star Serengeti Sopa
Lobby of five star Serengeti Sopa Resort in the park....
Serengeti National Park - skeleton
Serengeti National Park - skeleton...
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park...
Early morning balloon ride over the
Early morning balloon ride over the Serengeti...
Serengeti National Park - hippos
Serengeti National Park - hippos...
Serengeti National Park - zebras
Serengeti National Park - zebras...