Tsavo National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya. It is divided into two parts by a main road. Tsavo East National Park being the largest parks in Kenya at 13,747 square kilometres and Tsavo West National Park is located that covers an area of 9,065 square kilometres. Situated in a semi-arid area previously known as the Taru Desert it opened in April 1948, and is located near the town of Voi in the Taita-Taveta County of the former Coast Province. In Tsavo National Park, you can find Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine.