Kenya is home to some of the rarest wild animals in the world. East Africa enjoys a vibrant population of wildlife that attracts tourists from all over the world. Some of the most fascinating animals are the big five: the elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard.
1.Northern White Rhino.
The rhinoceros is an endangered animal that has declined in population over the years. The Northern white rhino is almost extinct and they are only two remaining females in the world. The last male white rhino called Sudan died in 2018. The last two Northern white rhinos are located in the Ol Pejeta conservancy in Kenya.
2.The Grevy Zebra.
The species is one of the four types of zebras found in the world. It is also known as the imperial zebra. Kenya has 90% of the population of Grevy zebras in the world.
This zebra is located in the Northern part of Kenya in Lewa Wildlife conservancy. It is one of the endangered species that are protected. It can be distinguished from other zebras from its white lower stomach that has no stripes.
The Hirola is the world's most endangered antelope and it has a population of fewer than 500 antelopes. This species of antelope is the rarest in the world and is endemic to North Eastern Kenya mostly in Garissa county.
Hirola is found in a dry Northern part of Kenya where the grass is inadequate. Hirola mainly feeds on grasslands. Thank you for reading my article follow and share for more.
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