Picture of a Lion Chasing a Hyena

The Serengeti Plain

Welcome to the Serengeti Plain home to 1.6 million herbivores and thousands of predators. The animals that make up this vast stretch of African Plain range from: African Lions, Hyenas, Water Buffalo, Nile Crocodiles and Gnu, to name a few.

"I do not know of any country which is, in terms of earth, of solid matter, so nearly the equivalent of the sea. There seems to be no end of it".
-Laurens van der Post, Venture to the Interior, 1963

By Marcel Raphael.
Voice over by Dr. Brian Child, associate professor of the Department of Geography in the University of Florida.
Copyright 2006.