Great Wildebeest Migration

great wildebeest migrationGreat wildebeest migration is a spectacular and unique wildlife event takes place in Serengeti to Masai Mara. Wildebeest migration involve thousands of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles migrating in patterns from southern plains of Serengeti to reach northern Serengeti up to Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya for the purpose of searching fresh pasture and water.

wildebeest calving ndutuzebra and wildebeest serengetiStarting from December to April the Wildebeest spread to southern Serengeti around Ndutu Lake for calving. After calving season around April to May the wildebeest move to northwest of Serengeti. The wildebeest reach western corridor of Serengeti in July and began to experience the obstacle in crossing the Grumeti River with Nile crocodiles. After crossing Grumeti the migration reach further north of Serengeti were the great obstacle found the Mara River. Here thousands of wildebeest lost lives when crossing Mara River to reach Masai Mara Kenya.

Around October migration found in Masai Mara until the beginning of November when start to return to southern Serengeti after the short rains begin. Around December the migration began to reach to Southern plains of Serengeti passing eastern part between Ngorongoro Conservation and Serengeti National Park.