• Shimba Hills National Reserve

Shimba Hills National Reserve


Shimba Hills National Reserve is a protected area in Kenya, located in coastal regions. The park is conserved to protect one of the remaining rain forest in coastal regions, woodlands and grassland whereby over 150 rare plant species are found in Shimba Hills National Reserve. Shimba Hills National Reserve hosts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya over 500, Sable antelope, elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose and other small mammals like fruit bats. The forest is an important bird area and is endowed with forest birdlife while the grasslands hold localized species such as red-necked-Spur fowl, Croaking Cisticola and Zanzibar Red Bishop. The scenic Sheldrick Falls and the dense Mwaluganje Forest are also found here along with four campsites.

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