Tarangire National Park


The park is a three-hour drive from Arusha and is the fourth-largest national park in Tanzania. The park is named after the River Tarangire. It covers an area of 2,600 square kilometers . Tarangire has open acacia woodland, open bush, swamps, rivers and plains with scattered baobab trees. The baobabs grow in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid tropical climates and hold up to 300 litre of water. Tarangire has a large population of elephants and is also famous for its tree-climbing pythons. Other animals that live the park include spotted hyena, cheetah, lion, leopard, Maasai giraffe, impala, Grant's gazelle, lesser kudu, African buffalo, eland, bushbuck among others.

Baobab trees
The Spotted Hyaena
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