The landscape is spectacular; the scenery prehistoric. Huge mountains, canyons and spectacular rock formations dominate the wide meandering valleys.
In the rains, they become lush and green and bright with flowers. Beautiful big trees provide an umbrella of shade for the game. With the mountains attracting the rain, the storm cloud formation and the light is out of this world, making the area seem mystical and bewitched.
During the wet season large amounts of game inhabit these areas. The predators using the trees and rocks as a perfect vantage pint to hunt the plains game.
Volcanic ash from the Great Rift Valley has collected in local lake basins, creating a network of soda lakes hostile to most organisms. This forbidding environment enables Lake Natron (east of the Gol mountains) to serve millions of flamingos as the ideal nursery; would-be predators avoid the saline lake and leave young birds in peace.
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