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Meru National Park is a protected area located east of Meru, 350km from Nairobi and covering an area of 870 square Kilometers. The park is bisected by 13 meandering rivers down the plains and numerous streams. Meru National Park has abundant of rainfall which results to tall grass and lush swamps.

The park is famously know because of George and Joy Adamson who raised Elsa’s the Lioness. Elsa’s the lioness was buried in the park and some of the Joy ashes were scattered on her grave.

Meru National Park has wide range of wildlife and game to view including lion, elephant, cheetah, leopard black rhino, zebra, gazelle, Oryx and some of the rarer antelope, Lesser Kudu and duiker, also the more common dikdik, one of Africa’s smallest antelope. The rivers are bound with hippos and crocodiles. Over 300 bird species have been recorded in the park, including: Red-necked falcon, Heuglins courser, brown-backed woodpecker, sunbirds Peter’s Fin foot, inhabiting the Murera and Ura Rivers; Pel’s Fishing Owl, kingfishers, rollers, bee-eaters, starlings and weavers.