Nyerere National Park
Nyerere National Park "The Land of the Mighty Rufiji"
This is the Africa’s Largest National Park! The Park with staggering size of 30,893km2 host one of the world’s largest concentration of wildlife. The collection of wildlife both in diversity and abundance is just remarkable! Visitors to this vast sanctuary will be able to see astounding volume of wildlife both rare and common species. The Park host the famous ‘’Big Five’’ and some rare species of antelopes like Roan Antelope, Brindled Gnu, Lichtenstein hartebeest, roan, and sable antelopes, Kudu etc.!
Nyerere National Park has numerous attractions that visitors to the place can enjoy. Some of the best attractions in the Park include the ability to see the big Five, Large concentrations of elephants and Hippos. The Rufiji River full of abundant wildlife, Largest population of African wild dogs to mention but a few. The Park is also endowed with beautiful and scenic landscapes that add to the beauty of this majestic place.
The Rufiji River,Myriad oxbows, delta and Lakes
The Rufiji is East Africa's largest river. It flows through the northern part of the Park, and this river which is slow moving and wide, has created a number of oxbow lakes in its northern flood plains, and they create a beautiful landscape of plains and woodlands interspersed with expanses of water.
The might Rufiji with its renown population of hippo and crocodile flows to Indian ocean. The river has been designated as a photographic zone and is a popular for tourists.
Large Populations of African Wild dogs
In Nyerere African Hunting Dogs are thriving, unlike most of those elsewhere on the continent .In fact, the park has the last true stronghold for African hunting dog in Africa. While this species is highly endangered and seen in few areas,Nyerere gives visitors chance to see them.
Highest Concentration of Hippos and Crocodile
Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park is home t plenty of hippos and Nile crocodiles. Hippos are numerous in the Rufiji, Nyerere National Park
Diverse bird life
In Nyerere National Park, bird life is diverse and abundant. More than 440 species of birds has been recorded! These species are found in sandbanks, oxbow lakes and channels are home to these species. The rare species of pel's fishing owls and white backed heron which live in the wooded section of the riverbank.
Continent Largest Population of Elephants
The largest concentration of elephants on the continent has been known for taking home in this park.
Rare Species of Antelopes
Apart from being very famous for elephants, rhinos and hippopotamus, Nyerere has also a vast range of game including: brindled gnu, Nyasaland gnu, sable antelope, eland, greater kudu, waterbuck, hartebeest, zebras, giraffe, reedbuck, warthog, spotted hyena ,lion, leopard, hunting dog, in addition to the largest populations of buffalo in Africa.
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