Tarangire National Park
Sixth largest national park in Tanzania
It covers an area of approximately 2,600 square kilometers or 1,100 square miles
The landscape varies from granitic ridges to river valley and swamps.
Vegetation is a mix of Acacia and Baobab trees, woodlands and seasonally flooded grassland
The park’s namesake, the Tarangire River, winds through the middle of the park and provides the primary source of fresh water for animals in the Tarangire ecosystem
The park is known for its high concentration of elephants
In 2015, a white giraffe was spotted in the park
It has many Baobab trees, large, impressive trees that can live for thousands of years.
Several wildlife research projects are currently in the park. They include the Tarangire Elephant Project, Tarangire Lion Project, and Masai Giraffe Conservation Demography Project