Tsavo West National Park is more mountainous and wetter than its counterpart, with swamps, Lake Jipe and the Mzima Springs. It is known for bird life and for its large mammals including black rhino, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, hippo and Masai lion. Other, smaller animals, can also be spotted out on safari such as the bush baby, hartebeest, lesser kudu and Maasai giraffe.