Sunset over Masai Mara, Kenya
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As much as the rest of the world, Kenya is witnessing biodiversity loss. This is despite the country being ranked second in Africa in terms of bird and mammal species richness. The loss in Kenya's biodiversity is a threat to the country's tourism industry, which is the mainstay of the economy. Threatened species in Kenya include 33 mammals, 28 birds, 5 reptiles, 4 amphibians, 29 fish, 16 molluscs, 11 invertebrates and 103 plants. Two of Africa's eight biodiversity hotspots are partially in K ...