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Laikipia County is rich with diverse tourism products. The major tourist attractions are the wildlife, equator, sceneries of the Laikipia rangelands, the scenic 70m Thomson Falls near Nyahururu town, culture(the unique Maasai cultural practices), sports including water sports among others.
Laikipia County is endowed with wildlife, which is widely distributed in the semi-arid lands extending from the Aberdares to Samburu, Meru and Mt. Kenya wildlife corridors and ecosystems. It has the greatest number of wildlife outside of the gazetted protected areas in the country. Most of the wildlife is found in the large scale ranches, which occupy over 50% of the total area of the county. The rest is found in the unsettled smallholding, group ranches owned by the pastoral Laikipia Maasai and in the gazetted forests of Mukogodo, Rumuruti and Marmanet.
The major wildlife species are the Lion, Giraffe, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and the Rhinocerous. Others are the African Wild Dog, Grevy Zebras and gazelles among others.