Wildebeest welcome new calves to their herds

Wildebeest photo by Mark Solberg

Tourists, zoologists and wildlife researchers are flocking to the Serengeti Plains to view the world’s only “synchronized calving,” Tanzania Daily News reports. An estimated 500,000 calves are expected to be born in Tanzania’s Senrengeti National Park over a period of six weeks. Calves begin walking within minutes of birth.

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