Samburu Game Reserve and the neighboring- Buffalo springs  is a rugged and semi-desert park located in Samburu district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The park neighbors the homes of the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life. Besides the numerous wildlife found in this game reserve, the park is also a bird haven. Buffalo Springs takes its name from the pools and springs of fresh clear water, which bubble in its midst, and act as a attraction to large congregations of wild life, especially during the dry season .The reserve is a rugged and semi-desert with vast scenic landscape include rolling grasslands, lava terraces, douma palms, forests, scrub brush, Ewaso Nyiro River and the unique springs. It also boasts with incredible flora and fauna including numerous wildlife, a bird haven, and an abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx. It is also popular with a lot of elephants, large predators such as the Lion, Leopard and Cheetah which are an important attraction. Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area, birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Other browsers of the thorny shrub include elands, both lesser and greater kudus, impalas, Bright’s gazelles (the pale northern species of Grant’s gazelle), warthogs and Kirk’s and Guenther’s dik-diks. Buffalo, leopard, cheetah and lion are also present.

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