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This Park covers an area of about 15,000 square kilometres and lies near the Kenyan border, where it continues with the Masai Mara National Reserve. The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai word siringet meaning '˜endless plains'™ and it is the oldest national park in Tanzania. It is famous for its annual animal migration. Here more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson's gazelles join the wildebeest'™s in crossing the Mara rive in search for better grazing fields. The fauna of the park inlcudes, among others, lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, Patterson's eland, Klipspringer, Dikdik, impala, zebra, buffalo, cheetah, gazelle and giraffe, warthog, hyraxes, baboon as well as a large and variety of bird and reptile population. The Serengeti's climate is usually warm and dry. The main rainy season is from March to May, with short rains falling from October to November. The Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.