Nandi Bear

The Nandi bear snarling in a forest

The Nandi bear is a ferocious cryptid allegedly native to Kenya, East Africa. The folklore originated among the Nandi people of western Kenya. Most reports of the creature come from Nandi County and surrounding areas, including the Uasin Gishu Plateau in the North Rift. The cryptid derives its name from its historical association with the … Read more


The marozi seen in closeup on the savanna. WIth yellow fire spotted with black.

The marozi, or spotted lion, is an alleged variety of lions native to the Aberdare mountain (Kikuyu language: Nyandarua) range of west-central Kenya, north of Nairobi. The region, with an average elevation of 11,500 feet (3500 meters), is an example of a mountain ecosystem. Reports of marozi-like felids also come from the Mau escarpment in … Read more