Serengeti Climate and Weather
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Serengeti National Park
 
 
Weather: Serengeti climate is usually warm and dry with mean temperatures varying between 15 degrees to 25 degrees Celsius. The short rainy season is between November to January and the long rainy season is between March to May, when there is a heavy downpour, some times half a day or more.
Vegetation: In the south, there are short and long grass plains, an extensive block of acacia savannah woodland is found at the center. The western corridor, which extends up to the edges of lake Victoria, is a region of wooded highland. A concentration of wooded grassland is found around tributaries of Grumeti and Mara rivers. There are many small rivers, lakes, and swamps throughout the park.
Serengeti's ecosystem: It has the largest concentration of wildlife in the world. It supports over four million  animals and birds, making it one of the largest animals sanctuaries  in the world. Which includes Serengeti Plain, Ngorongoro, Grumeti Game Reserve, Ikorongo Game Reserve, Maswa Game Reserve and Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The national park is best known for  its unrivalled herd sizes of wildebeest, zebras, Thomson's gazelle, lion, cheetah and spotted hyena. Other animals include leopard, cheetah, elephants, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, giraffe (used as a symbol of the national airline),  buffalo, waterbuckł bushbuck, Oryx,  reedbuck. The area is also famous for its large number of species of rodents, bats, golden jackal, striped jackal, mongoose, otter, Grant's gazelle warthog and primate species. Smaller predators include bat-eared fox. Some of the birds found here include ostrich and flamingo. Read about the migration Here
There are wet and dry seasons in Tanzania, and not winter, summer or spring.
"There is no fixed migration timetable,  the animals migrate according to rainfall patterns"
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