Tarangire National Park
The Tarangire national park is located in Tanzania in the Manyara region. The name Tarangire originated from the Tarangire river which transverses through the park.
The Tarangire River is a source of fresh water for animals in Tarangire park, especially during the dry season. The park covers an area of 2,850 square kilometers and was established in 1970.
The Tarangire national park has diverse attractions and these comprise wildlife: (zebras, leopard, cheetah, cape buffalo, waterbuck, giraffe, impala, wildebeest, gazelles, eland, olive baboon, lion, African wild dog, Fringe-eared Oryx, honey badger, warthog). The park is an acknowledged habitat for large herds of elephants.
Bird species such as hornbills, brown parrots, hammerkops, kori bustards, yellow-necked spurfowl, bee-eaters, ostrich, helmeted guinea fowl, African grey flycatcher, striped swallows, Northern white-crowned shrike, crested francolin.