ol Donyo Lodge: Wildlife Gallery

Located in Chyulu Hills, Kenya

A lion stands regally amid the brambles in the Chyulu Hills

Eland and elephant mingle at the ol Donyo waterhole.

A lion pride lounges on a rocky outcrop near ol Donyo Lodge

Curious lion cubs peek through the grass.

Cheetahs stand amid the golden backdrop of the Chyulu Hills.

One of Africa’s last remaining “Big Tuskers” spends his days near the lodge.

The iconic peak of Mount Kilimanjaro fills the horizon behind wildlife—a typical view from ol Donyo Lodge.

Endangered Common zebras flock to a waterhole near the lodge.

One of many species that draw birders and photographers alike to ol Donyo: the red-billed hornbill.

Long tail feathers are a signature feature of the steel-blue whydah.

The hide at ol Donyo allows for close-up views of the area’s most famous residents.

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