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Best Animal Species to spot on a Kenya Safari

Best Animal Species to spot on a Kenya Safari : Kenya safari is the most amazing and the charming way of feeling love with the nature, the best animals to be spotted on your any Kenya safari are the ones considered that you have explored the entire Kenya on a safari because they give you the best moments ever, and after watching the best animal species on a safari your dreams will come true, the best animal species in Kenya do start with the beautiful big five mammal species as these includes the ( elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, rhinos) these gives you the best moment on a safari in Kenya and among others that should not be missed on your safari that will make your safari the most incredible one in Kenya.

Best animal species to spot on a Kenya safari.


The lion is the most largest among the Africa’s big cats known as the most sociable animal species though  they live in the prides of 15 to 20 members, with up to three males, the lion is also known as the king of the jungle, lion gives the best attraction attention on a safari in Kenya in the various national parks of Kenya, and the roar of the male lion can be heard from miles away, these sleep about 20 hours during the day, and these are known as the strongest predator in Kenya, on a safari to Kenya you will spot these magnificent creatures when you visit the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Best Animal  Species to spot on a Kenya Safari
Maasai mara Lion


Kenya is the home to one of the largest populations of the rhinos in Africa, Rhinos are the members of the big five mammals, they have got the most attractive and the majestic horns, these are always found in the groups, Kenya is the most blessed safari destination with the black and white rhinos and mostly in Kenya the rhinos are mostly found in Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi National Park, Lewa Wildlife conservancy, Ol Pejeta conservancy and among others.


Elephants are the largest animal species among the big five mammals, these are such intelligent, iconic the elephants attract various of the tourists to Kenya wildife safari with the enormous tusks that makes them a great attraction for the tourists as these are largest land mammals roam the savannah, do not miss out the red elephants in Tsavo national park, and Amboseli national park with the free large herds of the elephants, also the guests are recommended to visit the David  Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where there are variety of the young, orphan elephants and rhinos before releasing them to the wild.


Leopards are the solitary animal species they live in a sole individual style, they are the smallest among the big cats, they are ambush predators, the leopards are best spotted animal species in Kenya, mostly these increase their numbers during the period of the wildebeest migration that is during the period of July to September, the leopards are mainly located in Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve and among others.


Wildebeest migration is known as the most popular natural wonder of the world  that takes place in Maasai Mara National Reserve, here over the millions and millions of the wildebeest and the thousands of zebras plus the gazelles, impalas, cross the Mara River with the risky of the crocodiles from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to look for greener pastures and water, this is a such great moment that should not be missed out because  it can be like watching the episode.


Cheetah is among the African’s big cat, commonly largely found in the open grasslands, slim, elegant form and they hunt by the pure speed they are Africa’s large carnivores, the cheetah remains and known as the fastest animal specie on the planet, these can be spotted on a Kenya safari while grabbing for its next meal and the cheetahs are mainly spotted in the Maasai Mara National Reserve.


Giraffe these are unique animal species that feed by browsing and they feed on the taller leaves in the parks, these are best spotted during the game driving, hot air balloon and they are mesmerizing to watch, there are various giraffes in Kenya like the Maasai giraffe, Reticulated giraffe, Rothschild, the Maasai giraffe  is  most the largest, most plentiful and best distinguished from its jagged-edged spots, the giraffes are spotted from the Maasai Mara National Reserves, Amboseli National Park, Aberdare National Park and among others.

Best Animal  Species to spot on a Kenya Safari
Rothschild’s giraffes


Hippopotamuses are known as the water animals, they are huge, fat with enormous heads and short legs these animals weigh around 1350 kgs to 2600 kgs when fully grown, mostly located in the Lake Naivasha, Lake Baringo, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi National Park, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo National parks, these are dangerous animal species and kills the humans a year than any other animal species , the hippos are commonly sighted during the boat cruise in the fresh water and also the crocodiles can be spotted alongside.


Zebras the unique animal species that are manly found in black and white stripes and they are known as the endangered, in Kenya two species of zebras are found that is the Plain and the grevy’s zebras, where the grevy’s zebra is among the member of the rare five species in Samburu National Reserve. The zebras are commonly spotted in Maasai Mara National reserve.

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