With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans are starting to wake up and get outside. Members of the VirtualTourist.com travel website compiled a list of the Top 10 Places to see animals in the wild.

- McClatchy-Tribune News Service

1. Serengeti National Park - Tanzania

2. Bandhavgarh National Park - Madhya Pradesh, India

3. Kangaroo Island - South Australia

4. Katmai National Park and Preserve - Southwestern Alaska, United States

5. Parc Omega - Montebello, Quebec, Canada

6. Volcanoes National Park - Rwanda

7. Kruger National Park - South Africa

8. Osa Peninsula & Tortuguero National Park - Costa Rica

9. Punta Tombo - Chubut Province, Argentina

10. Hol Chan Marine Reserve - Near Ambergris Caye, Belize