Known for its vastness and incredible wildebeest migration, the Serengeti ecosystem in East Africa continues to captivate both tourists and scientists alike. Professor Tony Sinclair of the University of British Columbia joins Laurie Baker to talk about how his interest in biology at a young age sparked a lifetime studying the history and biology of one of the world’s most highly treasured ecosystems.

Tune in to this episode of Naturally Speaking Shorts as Tony takes us on a remarkable personal journey studying this ecosystem, recounting some of the trials and tribulations as well as the adventures and successes of his life’s work.

Tony Sinclair in the field studying wildebeest in the Serengeti.

Tony Sinclair: 50 years of study have shown how the Serengeti ecosystem is connected.

Episode 20- Where the Land Runs Forever

Check out more of the story here: Serengeti Story

Intro and outro music sampled from:

“The Curtain Rises” and “Early Riser” Kevin MacLeod (
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  1. […] animal communities in places ranging from Taiwan to the Sundarban mangrove forest in Bangladesh, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and the bonny banks of Loch Lomond. This has led to fascinating […]



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