Lake Babati

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Lake Babati
Morning sun, Lake Babati.jpg
Sunrise at Lake Babati
Coordinates 4°15′S 35°44′E / 4.250°S 35.733°E / -4.250; 35.733Coordinates: 4°15′S 35°44′E / 4.250°S 35.733°E / -4.250; 35.733
Basin countries Tanzania

Lake Babati is a lake in Tanzania known for its population of hippos. Recent droughts have led to a drop in the number of sightings of hippos, causing concern for local hoteliers.[1][2]

The lake is located near Babati town, in the Babati Urban District of Manyara Region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://dailynews.co.tz/home/?n=6046&cat=home
  2. ^ http://www.eturbonews.com/13335/hotel-operators-lake-babati-concerned-over-drought