Ngorongoro Crater has the rare black rhino as well as a dizzying abundance of other spectacular wildlife.
What is Ngorongoro Crater?
Where is Ngorongoro Crater?
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro has been dubbed by some as the eighth wonder of the world, and we think they're onto something!
Amazing wildlife of Ngorongoro Crater
African bush elephants African civets African lions Baboons Bat-eared foxes Black rhinos Black-backed jackals Blue wildebeests Cape buffaloes Caracals Cheetahs Elands Fruit bats Grants's gazelles Gnus Golden jackals Grant's zebras Hartebeests Hippos Leopards Mountain reedbucks Serval cats Spotted hyenas Thomson's gazelles Warthogs
Different animals in different parts of the crater
Barbets Bustards Buzzards Chats Cranes Doves Eagles Flycatchers Francolins Hawks Hornbills Kites Lapwings Lesser flamingoes Longclaws Pelicans Ostriches Sparrows Spoonbills Spurfowls Storks Sunbirds Turacos Vultures Weavers Wheatears Widowbirds
Lake Magadi's flamingo population
Did you know that flamingoes, which eat crustaceans and algae, do a ‘dance’ at mealtime? This is done to loosen the mud.