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Serengeti Wildebeest migration
  • Every year, the Serengeti wildebeest migration involves the movement of vast herds of gnu, zebras, and gazelles.
  • It is a tourism spectacle that sees Tanzania cash in on yearly tourism revenues of roughly $2,250 million.
  • Tanzania tourism accounts for more than 14% of the country’s GDP.
Known as one of the greatest shows on earth, the great Serengeti wildebeest migration involves the movement of a huge herd of wildebeest, accompanied by large numbers of zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle, eeland, and impala.
This annual spectacle in Tanzania has become a global sensation and is the visual brand of African safaris, making a multibillion-dollar business. According to the Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) forecast, the share of tourism in the country’s GDP will reach 19.5 per cent in 2025/26.
Besides being a tourism spectacle, the great migration is also crucial to enriching global research and a better