13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Wildebeests crossing the Mara River

This crossing of the herds is an annual event in the Mara, but there is a proposal to intersect the Mara and Serengeti with a highway which would alter this important ecosystem.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: NIKON D4
Copyright: © Michael Watts