THE SAVANNAH The savannah is home to many animals in which some you might know. These animals include the big five: The lion, the cheetah, the rhino, the elephant and the buffalo. The savannah is very similar to a field except the savannah has very tall grass. The savannah has very dry winters and wet summers. The most famous savannah in the world is the Serengeti. It is 30,000 square km from Kenya'’s Maasai Mara game reserve to Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.