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Below are the latest news headlines for Nairobi of interest to travelers:

  • Visitor Experience at NNP – 5 May 2015, 11:46 am
    By Will Knocker: Fifty USD is a lot of money in anybody’s book & for overseas tourists visiting the Park, the authorities (KWS) should ensure that they are getting Bang for their Buck. Lef…
  • Water Buffaloes – 16 March 2015, 6:47 am
      By Will Knocker: It is dry in the Park, so water-holes are at a premium …  …
  • NNP in March – 9 March 2015, 7:15 am
    By Will Knocker: A giraffe in the Sosian Valley: King of all he surveys…. Zebras were crossing the Empakasi river to come back into the Park My favourite spot: the Athi Dam   Nursey herd of…
  • Drought Stalks NNP – 12 February 2015, 9:17 am
    By Will Knocker: Things are getting very dry in Nairobi National Park & several sources of water like this gravel pit are now dry: shouldn’t they be scooped out now, ready for the Rains? Dri…
  • Ostriches in NNP – 23 January 2015, 6:14 am
    By Will Knocker It is said that Nairobi National Park has the greatest concentration of Maasai ostriches anywhere & certainly it is a good place to observe & photograph these enormous, ungainl…
  • Jackals in NNP – 6 November 2014, 9:14 am
    By Will Knocker: Black-backed jackals have not been a common sight in NNP in the last ten years. These delightful little wild canids were feared to have been decimated by domestic dog diseases. The Pa…
  • Great Gnews from NNP – 4 September 2014, 7:26 am
    Pictures by Alexandra Spyratos: This is an Eastern White Bearded wildebeest, of which there are once estimated to have been 100,000 in the Athi-Kapiti Ecosystem of which Nairobi National Park is a par…
  • Mating Ostriches – 29 August 2014, 4:37 pm
    By Will Knocker: Let’s Dance…. Yee Hah! … Give it to me Baby…..             The male’s massive cloaca…  …
  • Dispersal Area – 5 August 2014, 1:40 pm
      By Will Knocker: For many years now, folks concerned with Nairobi National Park & it’s future have discussed the “migration” of wildlife in & out of the Park through &…
  • Waterbuck in NNP – 1 July 2014, 11:31 am
      By Will Knocker: Common  waterbuck in Nairobi National Park: not a numerous species in what is a predominantly savannah park… There are two separate populations in the park: in the Athi …