Amboseli National Park in Kenya

Amboseli National Park


Typewild
Founded1968
First elephant0
CountryKenya
Websitehttp://www.kws.org/amboseli.html

Amboseli National Park, formerly Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve is in Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province in Kenya. The park is 390 km� (150 mi2) in size at the core of an 8,000 km� (3,000 mi2) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border.

The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants, and they have been the object for research since 40 years, supervised by Cynthia Moss.

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2010: The elephant population has been relatively stable, with 1,087 individuals counted in the year 2000; 1,090 in 2002 and 967 in 2007 compared to the year 2010 population of 1,266.

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