Tsavo National Park in Kenya

Tsavo National Park
Typewild
Founded1948
Opened for public
Number of species
CountryKenya
Websitehttp://www.kws.org/tsavo-east.html
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Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 11,747 square kilometers.

Opened in April of 1948, it is located near the village of Voi in the Taita District of Coast Province.

The park is divided into east and west sections by the A109 road and a railway.

Named for the Tsavo River, which flows west to east through the national park, it borders the Chyulu Hills National Park, and the Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania.

Tsavo became very dry in the seventies, and most of the parks elephants died out of starvation.



Starving elephant

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Tsavo National Park, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=662). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2020-08-24Adorable video of 1-day-old baby elephant following his mother goes viral. internet is in love - Elephant News
2013-04-26Elephant endotheliotrophic herpes virus surveillance (eehv) in elephants in tsavo - Elephant News
2013-06-0410 kws staff investigated for spying for poachers - Elephant News
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Kws launch manhunt for poachers who killed 6 elephants in tsavo - Elephant News


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