Animals being pushed out of national park by Nairobi development

Nairobi National Park.

Nairobi National Park. Image by teakwood / CC BY-SA 2.0

Home to the likes of lion, leopard, rhino, zebra, buffalo and wildebeest, Nairobi National Park is one of the only protected tracts of wilderness in a capital city. However, people are now reporting that animal populations are being forced away as new infrastructure and factories encroach on the park. Conservationists are currently fighting a planned bypass through the park, as well as a new railway line that may soon cross it. Read more: theguardian.com

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