THE GREAT MIGRATION

It is the biggest animal show on earth, marked by drama, death and re-birth. Every year, 1.5 million wildebeest migrate from Tanzania’s Serengeti plains to Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Following instinct and the rains, the animals move in search of ever greener pastures. When the herd crosses Kenya’s Mara River, hungry crocodiles and camera touting tourists await in ambush.

To escape all the commotion Maasai Mara’s elephants head for the hills, but they have to cross Kenya’s cattle country. Clashes with livestock herders are inevitable. Patching up the casualties is the job of Dr. Kiprotich Limo from Mara’s Mobile Veterinary team. Giving elephants more breathing space is the mission of Maasai conservationist, Jackson Mpario, from Oloisokut Conservancy.

Watch Kenya’s KTN story by Dorcas Wangira and Hussein Mohammed, on where the elephants go during the Maasai Mara’s Great Migration.

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