Great Migration Live Update – 17 September 2018

By Asilia Africa News | 17 September 2018

The dusty Mara River crossing by endless herds ofwildebeest and zebra was captured in the Serengeti at crossing point number 7.


Credit: Ranger, Elia Edward

Brent Leo-Smith captureda dazzle of zebras crossing the Mara Riverin an area they don’t normally cross in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Thepoint has deep water and steep backs far from the traditional crossing points.

Image by Brent Leo-Smith

Patience paid off forJordan Dupper who waited 8 hours in the hopes of capturing the herd. Jordan was rewarded with a Mara River crossing by endless herds of wildebeest and zebra in theSerengeti National Park.

Two weeks of unseasonal rains pushed the herds back into Tanzania.

Image by Jordan Dupper

Image by Jordan Dupper

Image by Jordan Dupper

This is what the annual wildebeest migration looks like when 20,000 (of the projected 2 million) decide to cross the treacherous crocodile-infested Mara River.After a late start, the migration is in full swing in the Maasai Mara.

Credit:Wildlife photographer/Director,Dan Galati

Image by HerdTracker

Thank you to Herd Tracker for this week’s update!

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