South Sudan's protected area of Bandingilo National Park hosts the second-largest wildlife migration in the world. The Boma National Park is an important refuge for African buffalo, elephant, leopard, giraffe, zebra, oryx and cheetah. Surveys revealed that significant, though diminished wildlife populations still exist, and that, astonishingly, the huge migration of 1.3 million antelopes in the southeast is substantially intact. - "Wikipedia"
The Sudd is a vast swamp in South Sudan, formed by the White Nile. The area which the swamp covers is one of the world's largest wetlands and the largest freshwater wetland in the Nile basin. The Sudd provides food and water to large populations of migrating birds, with more than 400 species of bird found here. - "Wikipedia"
The Blue and White Nile rivers meet in Khartoum to form the River Nile, which flows northwards through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. The Blue Nile's course through Sudan is nearly 800 km (497 mi) long and is joined by the Dinder. - "Wikipedia"
In the north of Sudan there is the very dry Nubian Desert. The dry regions are plagued by sandstorms, known as haboob, which can completely block out the sun. In the northern and western semi-desert areas many people are nomadic, travelling with their herds of sheep and camels. Nearer the River Nile, there are well-irrigated farms growing cash crops. - "Wikipedia"
Today there are many operators throughout the African continent offering different levels of safari service, from lodge based tours, where clients travel between lodges or tented camps often by air, fly in safaris where clients will meet the camps and staff after travel by plane or helicopter, to the true Mobile Safari operation where the clients travel with the Guides, staff and equipment from site to site. - "Wikipedia"
A referendum took place in Southern Sudan from 9 to 15 January 2011 on whether the region should remain a part of Sudan or be independent. Preliminary results indicate that 98% of voters selected the "separation" option, with 1% selecting "unity". Southern Sudan became an independent country on 9 July 2011. - "Wikipedia"