Manyara Fever

Maurus Michael Malikita

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The painting depicts the breathtaking Manyara National Park, a wildlife reserve located in Tanzania. The artist has masterfully captured the essence of the park, showcasing the stunning scenery, diverse wildlife, and the vibrant energy of the many safari vehicles that traverse its terrain.

In the foreground, the viewer can see a group of safari cars making their way through the park. These vehicles are a common sight in Manyara, and the artist has perfectly captured their colorful and distinctive appearance. The cars add an element of excitement to the painting, showcasing the energy and enthusiasm that visitors bring to the park.

In the background, the majestic mountains of Manyara can be seen rising up in the distance. These mountains are a defining feature of the park, and their rugged beauty adds a sense of grandeur and scale to the painting.

The park's diverse wildlife is also prominently featured in the painting, with various animals scattered throughout the scene. The viewer can spot elephants, zebras, giraffes, and other animals grazing in the grasslands or drinking from the park's famous lake. The artist's attention to detail is evident in the animals' realistic depictions, showcasing the majesty and beauty of these incredible creatures.

The use of vibrant colors in the painting adds to the energy and excitement of the scene, with the lush greenery of the park contrasting beautifully with the blues and purples of the mountains. The overall effect is a stunning work of art that captures the essence of Manyara National Park.

Lake Manyara National Park is also known for its unique tree-climbing lions. These lions are a rare sight in Africa, and they have adapted to climbing trees as a way to escape the sweltering heat on the ground, avoid insects, and get a better view of their prey. Many visitors to the park hope to see these elusive predators lounging on the branches of acacia trees.

Another unique feature of Lake Manyara National Park is its extensive birdlife, with over 400 species recorded in the park. The park is a popular destination for bird enthusiasts, especially during the wet season when the lake attracts large numbers of migratory birds.

The park also offers a range of activities for visitors, including game drives, walking safaris, bird watching, and cultural tours. Guided walks along the shores of the lake offer a chance to spot smaller animals, such as dik-dik, mongoose, and bushbuck, as well as to learn about the local flora and fauna from experienced guides.

Cultural tours to nearby Maasai villages provide visitors with an opportunity to learn about the Maasai people's traditional way of life, including their cattle-herding practices and unique customs.

Lake Manyara National Park is easily accessible from Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania's northern safari circuit, and can be visited as part of a longer safari itinerary. With its diverse wildlife, unique tree-climbing lions, and stunning scenery, Lake Manyara National Park is a must-visit destination for any safari enthusiast visiting Tanzania. 

The park covers an area of approximately 330 square kilometers and is named after the alkaline lake that dominates the park's landscape. The lake is home to a variety of bird species, including pelicans, storks, and flamingos, which flock to the lake's shores to feed on the algae and crustaceans that thrive in the saline waters.

The park is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, hippos, zebras, and baboons. In addition, the park is home to several primate species, including the endemic blue monkey and the rare and endangered vervet monkey.

This painting is a must-have for anyone who loves wildlife, nature, and adventure. It is a stunning depiction of one of Tanzania's most famous national parks, showcasing its natural beauty and diverse wildlife. The artist's skillful use of color and attention to detail make this painting a true masterpiece, and it is sure to be a valuable addition to any art collection.

In conclusion, this painting is a celebration of the natural beauty and wildlife of Manyara National Park. The artist has captured the park's vibrant energy and diverse wildlife, as well as the excitement and adventure that visitors bring to the park. This painting is available for sale and is a must-have for anyone who loves nature and wildlife. It is a true work of art that captures the spirit and essence of Tanzania's stunning natural beauty.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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Size Guide

Centimeters (CM)

Inches (IN)

50CM x 40CM

19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

50CM x 50CM

19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

60CM x 60CM

23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

70CM x 50CM

27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

80CM x 60CM

31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

100CM x 80CM

39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

140CM x 110CM

55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in