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MERU NATIONAL PARK
Meru National Park is a Kenyan Game park located east of Meru established in 1966 covering an area of 870 square kilometers with abundant rainfall, 635–762 mm in the west of the park and 305–356 mm in the east. Meru was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness which was made famous in the best Selling book and award winning movie Born Free. Elsa the Lioness is buried in this park and part of Joy's ashes were scattered on her gravesite.
Meru National Park is home to several wildlife animals including the Grevy's zebra, hippopotamus, African bush elephant, lion, African leopard, cheetah, eastern black rhinoceros and the southern white rhinoceros among others.
The park is one of the best birding aresas in Kenya hosting several bird species like the African finfoot, Bat hawk, Black-faced sandgrouse, Buff-crested bustard, Golden palm weaver, Golden-breasted starling, Grant’s wood-hoopoe, Hinde's pied babbler, Martial eagle, Rufous chatterer, Saddle-billed stork, Somali bee-eater, Somali ostrich, Vulturine guineafowl and Yellow-necked spurfowl among others.
Activities in Meru National Park
- Game viewing
African leopard, cheetah, eastern black rhinoceros and the southern white rhinoceros Grevy's zebra, hippopotamus, African bush elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck, large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Duiker, Eland and lions are among the wildlife animals tourists are most likely to view during the game drives in the park.
Because of the abundant bird species flying in and migrating into this park from North Africa and Europe, bird watching is a very active activating boosting the massive influx of tourists into it to watch birds like the Somali ostrich, Vulturine guineafowl, Golden palm weaver, Golden-breasted starling, Grant’s wood-hoopoe, African finfoot, Bat hawk, Black-faced sandgrouse, Buff-crested bustard, Hinde's pied babbler, Martial eagle, Rufous chatterer, Saddle-billed stork, Somali bee-eater, and Yellow-necked spurfowl among others.
- Nature Walks
Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery and landscape by taking a stroll through the dense vegetation, forests and savannahs with long grass, rivers and swamps in the company of a game ranger while Mount Kenya crowns the beautiful scenery of Meru National Park.
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