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David Rudisha of Kenya

David Rudisha of Kenya World record holder and World champion during a training session on February 2012 in Iten, Kenya. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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The Nairobi National Park is the only natural game reserve in the world located so close to a city.

The Nairobi National Park is unique by being the only natural game reserve of its nature to border a major city.

The Nairobi National Park. Only protected wildlife park in the world inside a capital city. The best time of year to go is during June through early October.

The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage is located near Nairobi National Park. This orphanage for Elephant Calves and Rhinos from all over Kenya was founded and still managed by Daphne Sheldrick, the widow of one of Kenya's best known Game Wardens David Sheldrick.     David Sheldrick was at the centre of the 1970's Ivory poaching wars in Tsavo National Park.

Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage near Nairobi National Park Elephant Calves and Rhinos

Nairobi, Kenya. Been there in 1991 for over a month as a missionary when i was single.

this very same picture shows a park where my father and I got into an argument and I stormed off (at prompting for my parents to call the police to help look for me. yes, what a memorable family vacation ;

Elephant Orphanage. Nairobi, Kenya

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Organization is an amazing place. Orphaned baby elephants that are rescued and well cared for. A beautiful, amazing and magical place.