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Kenya’s Lake Systems

Los sistemas lacustres de Kenia

Los sistemas lacustres de Kenia

Kenya’s Lake Systems – this eco-tourist destination consists of Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru and Lake Elementaita (which made the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2001). These are three relatively shallow inter-linked lakes in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province (covering a total area of 32,034 hectares). These lakes are home to 13 globally threatened bird species and some of the highest bird diversities in the world. It is also a major foraging site for flamingo, as well as being a major nesting and breeding ground for great white pelicans. Visitors to this region will also find sizeable mammal populations, such as black and white rhino, Rothschild’s giraffe, greater kudu, lion, cheetah and wild dogs.