The most saline of Africa's large lakes, Turkana is an outstanding laboratory for the study of plant and animal communities.
The three National Parks serve as a stopover for migrant waterfowl and are major breeding grounds for the Nile crocodile, hippopotamus and a variety of venomous snakes.
The Koobi Fora deposits, rich in mammalian, molluscan and other fossil remains, have contributed more to the understanding of paleo-environments than any other site on the continent.- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)
3 sites in this World Heritage
- Sibiloi National Park
- Central Island
- South Island