THE MAGNIFICENT WILDLIFE OF KENYA.

 

Kenya, a country on the continent of Africa, is widely known for its wildlife; both plants and animals. The country has diverse wildlife though mostly known for hosting the big five, i.e the majestic African elephant, the king of the jungle – lion, the rhinoceros (both white and black), the buffalo and last but not least the elusive leopard. The following is some general information on the big five according to Wikipedia;

Cape Buffalo

Also known as the African Buffalo are known to be the most dangerous animal in Africa. They can be found at Nairobi National Park, Mt Kenya, Meru National Park, and Kora National Park

Rhinoceros

Most are being relocated to safe places because of their endangerment, but there are still many wild rhino roaming Kenya. Although there are few places for visitors to see them, you are sure to find them at Nairobi National Park.

Elephant

Found in many different habitats in Kenya. They can be found from the hot coast lands to the cool moorlands of the Aberdares and Mt Kenya range. A few of these places are Mt Kenya, Meru National Park, Kora National Park, and Amboseli National Park

Lion

A powerful predator who uses its power to its advantage. It can be found all over Kenya, and in places such as Nairobi National Park, Mt Kenya, and Kora National Park

Leopard

Another predator who, like the lion, has much brute force and uses it. They hunt at night and use their excellent eyesight to spot and kill their prey. They can be found at Nairobi National Park, Mt Kenya, Meru National Park, Kora National Park, and over almost all of Kenya.

photo  courtesy of : http://projeksatudunia.blogspot.com/2011/09/africa-big-five.html

To get more information on the big five you can check out the following sites : 

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