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.
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