Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is the second largest park in the nation, covering 10,300 sq km (3,980 sq miles). This park is abundant in inhabitants which include giraffe, zebra, impala, waterbuck, a variety of antelope, lions, cheetahs, leopards, striped and spotted hyena, Grant’s gazelle and lesser kudu, as well as the endangered African wild dog,. It is also home to one of East Africa’s largest populations of greater kudu, and home to the largest elephant population of any East African national park. More than 450 species of birds have been recorded in the park.
Game viewing for predators and large mammals is best during the dry season of mid-May through December. The male greater kudu is most visible in June during the breeding season. Bird-watching is best in the wet season of January through April.