Nairobi, is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Masai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cool water”, a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun. Nairobi also happens to be the only city in the World close to the Large “Nairobi National Park”.
The Rhinoceros meaning ‘nose-horned’, commonly abbreviated to rhino, is one of any five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family.
Pictured in the morning hours of the day, rhinos generally eat leafy material.
The Cattle Egret is a white bird adorned with buff plumes in the breeding season. It is usually near bodies of water and often with other wading birds.
They often accompany cattle or other large mammals; like Elephants, Buffalos among others. Pictured near the dam in Nairobi National Park, the species has maintained a special relationship with the Buffalos, Zebras which extends to other large animals.
(Photography in the Wild-February Edition 2018)