Lake Manyara National Park contains ground water forests, bush plains, baobab strewn cliffs, and algae-streaked hot springs The alkaline soda of the is home to an incredible array of bird life that thrives on its brackish waters including the Pink flamingo and yellow-billed storks. Even reluctant birdwatchers will find something to watch and marvel at within the national park. The lake is also known for its tree climbing lions where they make their homes during the wet season and also the largest concentration of baboons.