the Isiolo Big five (Grevy Zebra, Oryx, Somali Ostrich, Lion, reticulated giraffe).The Isiolo Big Five are found in the Buffalo springs game reserve bordering Samburu game reserve, Shaba game reserve and Bisnadi game reserve near Meru game reserve.
Isiolo game reserves that house The Sarova Lodge, Simba Lodge and Bisinadi Lodge are part of tourist circuit that spans Masai Mara, Samburu-Isiolo, Lewa and Mt Kenya. According to the Governor, the wildlife and the culture of Isiolo people, the Samburu, Turkana, Borona, Gabra, Somali, Ameru are intertwined and must be conserved at all costs. An array of technologies such as surveillance aircrafts have been proposed to eradicate poaching and enhance security in the game parks. The Government of Isiolo will ensure that the rapid infrastructural development does not disrupt nature.