Immigration of Serengeti wildebeest changes

2013-11-28 22:18
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Nairobi - The migration of wildebeest between Tanzania and Kenya has been reversed because of drought in the Serengeti National Park, wildlife officials said on Thursday.

"Definitely, it is abnormal," said Nicholas Murero, coordinator of the Narok County Wildlife Forum, which helps manage the Maasai Mara. "I'm worried maybe the same migration will not happen next year."

Hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the world flock to Kenya and Tanzania every year to see the animals cross the crocodile-filled Mara River, which separates the two East African countries.

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