The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. It is located in northern Tanzania and extends to south-western Kenya between 1 and 3 degrees south latitudes and between 34 and 36 degrees east longitudes. It spans approximately 30,000 km2(12,000 sq mi). The Kenyan part of the Serengeti is known as Maasai Mara.
TheSerengeti hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world, which helps secure it as oneof the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and one of the ten natural travel wonders of theworld.The Serengeti is also renowned for its largelion population and is one of the best places to observe prides in theirnatural environmentThe region contains the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and several game reserves.
Approximately 70 large mammal and 500 bird species are found there.This high diversity is a function of diverse habitats, including river in forests, swamps, kopjes,grasslands, and woodlands Blue wildebeests, gazelles, zebras, and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region.