Samburu National Reserve is situated at the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The game reserve is renowned for its rare species of animals unique to the park, namely: the long-necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Beisa oryx. The elusive Kenya leopard is often known to visit the park, especially in the evenings. The Reserve also boasts over 350 different species of birds including; vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches, and others.