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Republic of Kenya
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-5, 34], North East [5, 42]|
No Description available
|Class||Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia|
|Title||GROUND CENSUS DATA FOR LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK AND NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK|
|Funding||Kenya Government and its partners Dataset publication funded by GBIF, BID-AF2015-0035-NAC.|
|Study Area Description||Nairobi National Park and Lake Nakuru National Park|
|Design Description||Training followed by actual census|
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|Study Extent||Nairobi National Park and Lake Nakuru National Park ecosystems|
|Quality Control||Data processed after the census and double counts removed|
Method step description:
- Census carried out after every two months.
|Purpose||To determine wildlife abundance in the protected areas|
|Maintenance Description||Census carried out after every two months|