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THE PETRIFIED FOREST, SIBILOI NATIONAL PARK

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The Petrified Forest is approximately 5 km away from the Karsa Gate (the main entrance to the Sibiloi National Park). There are signs inside the park so it shouldn’t be too difficult to drive there. To the best of my knowledge the Petrified Forest is the only one of its kind in Kenya. Petrified wood (from the Greek root petro meaning “rock” or “stone”; literally “wood turned into stone”) is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrified wood is formed when the organic…

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Magical Isiolo: Gerenuk ( Giraffe Gazelle)

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Isiolo Gerenuk is a species of antelope that belongs to the same family as the gazelles. Gerenuk is actually derived from the Somali word garanuug which means giraffe-necked. Gerenuk are found in Shaba, Buffalo Springs, Bisanadi and Samburu National Reserve. Gerenuk, the long-necked antelope also known as giraffe gazelle is characterised by its long, slender neck and legs and is native to the horn of Africa region. Feeding on upper cream: it can reach higher branches and twigs better than other gazelles and antelopes by standing erect on its hindlegs…

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​LAKE MAGADI DAY TRIP,Magical Kenya,Travels#2016 

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>>>>>>LAKE MAGADI DAY TRIP<<<Some 30km further south of Olorgesailie and located at the base of the Rift Valley is Lake Magadi; approximately 100 square kilometres in size, which lies in a graven. The lake is recharged mainly by saline hot springs (temperatures up to about 83°C) that discharge into alkaline “lagoons” around the lake margins, there being little surface runoff in this arid region. Most hot springs lie along the north-western and southern shorelines of the lake.Major Attractions-Museum and site-Bubbling hot springs-Bird watching-Rich culture of the Masai-Stunning landscapes of Lake Magadi…

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