Kenya is offering senior citizens aged 75 and above free entry to the national park in the capital.
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) also has a similar offer for people with disabilities as well as children living in care homes, allowing them access to facilities in the park including an animal orphanage.
The offer will last a month – during which the Nairobi National Park commemorates 75 years since it was established.
The KWS will also be exhibiting a photo gallery showcasing the park since its establishment in 1946.
Tourism Minister Najib Balala said the country was proud to have a wildlife habit “a few kilometres from [Nairobi’s] central business district”.
“Obviously, it is no mean achievement to maintain and sustain such a critical facility located in a vibrant capital city and regional hub with so many competing land uses and economic interests,” said Mr Balala.
The minister tweeted about the offer:
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