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Nature: Virtual Serengeti takes you on safari to five sites in Kenya and Tanzania. You're an assistant to George Page, a producer for the public television show Nature, with the task of assisting the researcher Dr. Elgin Carp on six animal studies: Environment, Body Parts, Animal Fashions, Animal Sounds, Displays and Endangered Species.
You explore six sites including Camp Mara, Mara River, Massai Mara, Rustinga Island, Nakuru, and Amboseli. Each contains different animals and habitats, as well as a 360-degree view. By moving the cursor around the screen, various animal sounds are cued, at which point a brief movie plays of the Serengeti animal.
Using the movies, you illustrate the various studies for Dr. Carp. Occasionally, the player receives humorous e-mails from Carp explaining why he's been delayed. Once a study is complete, a congratulatory e-mail is sent by George Page. Completing all six studies reaps the reward of being able to see a complete movie (with your name on the credits), and taking a hot-air balloon ride at Massai Mara. ~ Lisa Karen Savignano, All Game Guide