This Footage is Sure to Make Your Jaw Drop!
The Great Wildebeest Migration is one of the most incredible sights in nature. There are nearly 1.5 million wildebeest in existence, and they are in a constant search for food, water, and peace.
Facts about the wildebeest: They are the most populous game in Africa – mentioned above, there are 1.5 million wildebeest in the wild today! They are one of the largest species of antelope in the world — they can weigh up to 600 pounds and reach 8 feet in length! Due to harsh conditions, wildebeest migrate up to 500-1000 miles during the summer months.
Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas was able to experience this massive migration first-hand, and called it “among the most awe-inspiring” scenes he had ever witnessed. Time-lapse, he said, “was the only medium that allowed us to convey the magnitude of the migration.”
Watch the video to have a look at Will’s incredible footage.