Discover Kakamega Forest

Kakamega Forest is a tropical rainforest based in the Kakamega and Nandi County of Kenya, the forest includes reserves about 238 square kilometers, The forest is elevated at predominantly between 1500 m and 1600 m above sea level.
 
The forest climate is very wet, rainfall is heaviest in April and May and slightly drier June and a second peak roughly in August to September however Jan and Feb are the driest months.
The park also has some of Africa's hard and softwoods like red and white stinkwood, Elgon teak and a lot of varieties of croton and aniageria altisima.


There are around 380 species of plants in the forest that includes 60 species of ferns, 150 species of trees and shrubs and 170 species of flower plants, orchids are one of them with 9 species that are only found in the forest. 
There are also around 367 different species of birds like the African blue turaco and black and white casqued hornbill and at least 9 species of them are not found anywhere else.
Mammals that are in the park include bush pig, duikers, bushbuck, African clawless otter, giant African water shrew, mongoose, tree pangolin, squirrels, bats, baboon, De Brazza’s monkey and a lot more!

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