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    Masai Mara National Reserve In Kenya

    Sunday, December 6, 2009

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    Masai Mara National Reserve In Kenya
    Reserving Wildlife: Masai Mara National Reserve Known for its rich wildlife, Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular reserves in Kenya and among all, here you could be able to take a look at game population. Extended upto 1530km² in south-western Kenya, it has derived its name from the indigenous people called Masai and the nearby Mara River. The place, during the months of July to October witnesses an intense migration of many animals from the Serengeti. The place is located in the Rift Valley, and its surrounding areas are totally forested. The rolling grass land is chief attraction of the reserve and the magnificent beauty of Mara River is ultimate. Came into existence in the year 1961, the site is fairly accomplishing its duty of defending the wildlife from cruelty  [...]

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    Under The Lap Of Mount Kenya

    Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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    Under The Lap Of Mount Kenya
    Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa that destroyed by the deadliest Volcano standing at a height of 5199m i.e. 17,058 ft. It was a forest reserve located 175 km from Nairobi. But later Mount Kenya was announced as a National Park in 1949 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. It is located 175 km from Nairobi. To create a national park on and around Mount Kenya, the Government of Kenya had four distinct reasons. To boost up the local and national economies there is a need of tourism, to preserve the biodiversity within the park, to protect it as a great scenic beauty and to safeguard the water catchments for the neighboring area. The local inhabitants respected the mountain for generations and the mountain is the official home of ‘Ngai’, the Kikuyu tribe’s  [...]

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