Wildlife, Animals and Birds in Kenya

Kenya has a variety of wildlife not only in national parks and game reserves, but also in the open grassland where game has co-exists with communities for hundreds of years.

The zebra, hippopotamus, wildebeest, rhinoceros and elephant are some of the wildlife Kenya is famous for the world over. The Big Five, too – lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo.

Birds, too, the big and small, are prominent, including flamingoes, vultures and ostriches. Birds are special in helping identify rich biodiversity and Kenya has more than 1,000 species. It has at least 60 Important Bird Areas (IBAs). These are places of global importance for bird conservation. They have threatened and special species.

Today, there are many animal varieties, but some have become extinct. Wildlife is a leading tourist attraction in Kenya. The areas hosting game are protected in 33 national parks and reserves. Kenya’s fauna comprises more than 80 major species of animals.

Rain forests are home to Kenya’s unique species of animals – chameleons, squirrels, bats, frogs, monkeys and birds.

Forests in the central highlands are mostly mountainous and have afro-alpine vegetation.

Animals / Wildlife in Kenya

  1. Antelopes in Kenya
  2. Baboon in Kenya
  3. Black and White Rhino in Kenya
  4. Black & White Colobus Monkey in Kenya
  5. Bongo Antelope in Kenya
  6. Buffalo in Kenya
  7. Bushbuck Antelope in Kenya
  8. Bush Duiker in Kenya
  9. Cheetahs in Kenya
  10. Civet in Kenya
  11. Colobus Monkeys in Kenya
  12. Crocodiles of the Mara
  13. Eland Antelope in Kenya
  14. Flamingos in kenya
  15. Genet in Kenya
  16. Gerenuk Antelope in Kenya
  17. Grant Gazelle in Kenya
  18. Greater Bushbaby in Kenya
  19. Greater Kudu Antelope in Kenya
  20. Hartebeest Antelope in Kenya
  21. Hippopotamus in Kenya
  22. Hunting Dog in Kenya
  23. Hyena in Kenya
  24. Hyrax – Dassie in Kenya
  25. Impala in Kenya
  26. Jackal in Kenya
  27. Kenya Buffalo
  28. Elephants in Kenya
  29. Kenyan Giraffe
  30. Kenyan Leopard
  31. Kenya Zebra’s Stripes Uncovered
  32. Kirks Dik Dik Antelope in Kenya
  33. Klipspringer Antelope in Kenya
  34. Leopard in Kenya
  35. Lesser Kudu Antelope in Kenya
  36. Lions in Kenya
  37. Mongoose in Kenya
  38. Oribi Antelope in Kenya
  39. Oryx Antelope in Kenya
  40. Ostrich in Kenya
  41. Rhinos in Kenya
  42. Roan Antelope in Kenya
  43. Sable Antelope in Kenya
  44. Serval in Kenya
  45. Sitatunga Antelope in Kenya
  46. Thomson’s Gazelle in Kenya
  47. Topi Antelope in Kenya
  48. Vervet – Green Monkey – Grivet in Kenya
  49. Vulture in Kenya
  50. Warthog in Kenya
  51. Waterbuck in Kenya
  52. Waterbucks in Kenya
  53. Wildebeest in Kenya
  54. Zebras in Kenya

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