Lake Manyara National Park has an incredible array of habitats, as well as a wealth of biodiversity, is crammed into a relatively small area. Apart from the elephants, Lake Manyara is famous for tree-climbing lions, as well as the thousands of flamingos that inhabit the lake shore. Large herds of buffalo, cheetah, Bushbuck, waterbuck, Aardvark, Civet, the shy pangolin and Leopard, Maasai giraffe, hippo and impala can be encountered.
There are Hot Springs within the park. Tree Climbing pythons. The park is a Sanctuary to over 400 species of bird including pelican, Storks, Sacred ibis, Cormorants, and Egyption geese. Mahogany, Sausages and Croton trees are alive with blue monkeys , baboons, Vervets.