Animals on View in Nairobi National Park

The world’s only game park close to a capital city, Nairobi National Park is home to over 100 mammal species, including four of the Big Five. Established in 1946 and covering 117 square km, it marks the city’s southern boundary.

An Early Morning Kenyan Game Drive

PHOTO ESSAYS: An Early Morning Kenyan Game Drive

Just inside the gates of Nairobi National Park, a black rhinoceros surveys his territory as the sun rises. The world’s only game park close to a capital city – Nairobi is seven kilometers away – is ...

Photo Essay

  • Kenya:   Lioness Kills Zebra On a Road At Nairobi National Park

    The Star, 27 August 2011

    My phone rang. It was my friend Sergio. "A lioness with three cubs has just killed a zebra near No6 dam," he said. I was still outside the Nairobi National Park and estimated it… Read more »

  • Kenya:   A Safe Haven for Animals

    Nation, 12 August 2011

    The zebra watches, partially hidden by the whistling thorns, on the plains of Ololotoikoshi. A Kori bustard, one of the many we have seen on the Maasai land, strolls past it. The… Read more »