11/03/2010 04:01 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Tanzania's Highway Plan: Will This End the Great Migration?

The extraordinary migration of approximately two million herbivores crossing the Serengeti-Mara border is truly one of the world's natural wonders. But this incredible phenomenon could be jeopardized if the Tanzanian government carries out its plans to build a national highway running east-west through the Serengeti park, cutting off the habitual path of the Great Migration. President Jakaya Kikwete claims that the highway will bring great benefits to the people of Tanzania, but conservationists warn that if the massive road is built, it could be the end of something that's the last of its kind in the world.

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