SHIMBA HILLS NATIONAL PARK
“TheSable Antelope Paradise”
As one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-sokokeforest, this reserve is rich in flora and fauna and hosts the highest densityof African elephant in Kenya. Other animal species found in the area are sableantelope, elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose and other small mammals likefruit bats. The forest is an important bird area and is endowed with forestbirdlife while the grasslands hold localized species such as red-necked-spurfowl, croaking cisticola and zanzibar red bishop. The scenic Sheldrick fallsand the dense Mwaluganje forest are also found here along with four campsites.
Various View Points
Include endangered Sable Antelope, Elephants, Giraffes, Leopard,Genet, Civet Cat, Hyenas, Waterbuck, Bush Pig, Buffalo, African Bush Baby,Bushbuck, Coastal Black And White Colobus, Blue Duiker, Bush Duiker, RedDuiker, Greater Galago,Black-Faced Vervet Monkey, Sykes Monkey, Serval Cat,Black And Red Shrew, And Knob-Bristled Suni Shrew.
111 bird species have been recorded, of which 22 are coastalendemic among them are: Ostrich Eagle, African Hawk; Falcon, Cuckoo;Guinea-Fowl, Kenya Crested; Honey Guide, Greater; Hornbill, Crowned; Quail,Blue; Sunbird, Uluguru
Python, Cobra, Lizard, And Gecko.
Butterflies, Mosquito, Beetle