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Kenya's Iconic Nairobi National Park Is Under Threat, Conservationists Warn

A giraffe grazes inside the Nairobi National park on June 8, 2012 approximately 7 kilometers south of the captal. The lions h
A giraffe grazes inside the Nairobi National park on June 8, 2012 approximately 7 kilometers south of the captal. The lions have found themselves under growing pressure as Nairobi, one of Africa's fastest growing cities creeps onto ancient migration routes and hunting grounds. Conservations warn of the growing likelihood of closer interaction between wildlife and humans if development is not managed in a sustainable manner. AFP PHOTO/SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

It is an image famous in a thousand postcards: giraffe, rhino and zebra pacing the savannah with city skyscrapers towering in the background.

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