The Arawale National Reserve is a designated conservation area managed by the Garissa County in assistance with the Kenya Wildlife Service. It lies in North Eastern Province of Kenya, 77 km south of the town of Garissa. The reserve covers an area of 53,324 hectares. Arawale started in 1974 was the first Sanctuary established to conserve the relic Hunter’s Hartebeest or Hirola, as it locally known: a critically threatened gazelle population endemic to northeastern Kenya & south-west parts of the Republic of Somalia.
Arawale National Reserve