This page has pictures of nature in Ethiopia, various plants, and various animals.

There are lots of species that are endemic to Ethiopia, for instance Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes), Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica, german: Abessinische Rose), Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada), Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie), Big-headed Mole-rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus, german: Riesenmaulwurfsratte).

The Simien Mountains National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pictures of birds in Ethiopia and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Ethiopia
Ethiopia Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Nature

Landscape Northern Ethiopia
Landscape in Northern Ethiopia. (802k)
Fields During Dry
Fields during the dry season. (1041k)
Simien Mountains
Simien Mountains. (610k)
Simien Mountains
Simien Mountains. (775k)
Rain Over Simien
Rain over the Simien Mountains. (532k)
Rock Formation Simien
Rock formation in the Simien Mountains. (998k)
Rock Formation Wereta
Rock formation near Wereta. (816k)
Zege Peninsula Lake
Zege Peninsula in Lake Tana with seven monasteries going back to the 14th century, including the Ura Kidane Mehret Church going back to the 16th century. (468k)
Blue Nile Falls
Blue Nile Falls. (715k)
Blue Nile Falls
Blue Nile Falls. (969k)
Rock Formation Lalibela
Rock formation near Lalibela. (836k)
Bale Mountains National
In the Bale Mountains National Park. (1093k)
Bale Mountains National
In the Bale Mountains National Park. (882k)
Isolated Rain Storm
Isolated rain storm. (629k)
Sunset Awassa
Sunset in Awassa. (542k)
Sunset Lalibela
Sunset in Lalibela. (454k)

Plants

Flowers
Flowers. (1356k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1147k)
Flower
Flower. (1080k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1286k)
Airplant Looks Like
Airplant. It looks like Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole), but that should not be native to Ethiopia. (1281k)
Thistle
Thistle. (1147k)
Ferns Growing Tree
Ferns growing on a tree. (1222k)
White Everlasting
White Everlasting. (1.6M)
Wild Iris Dietes
Wild Iris (Dietes iridioides, french: Iris sud-africain sauvage). (1048k)
Lily
Lily. (611k)
Hibiscus Hibiscus Sp
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (529k)
Prickly Pear Cactus
Prickly Pear Cactus. (926k)
Flower Prickly Pear
Flower of a Prickly Pear Cactus. (560k)
Flowering Agave Agave
Flowering Agave (Agave sp., german: Agaven). (972k)
Red-hot Pokers Kniphofia
Red-hot Pokers (Kniphofia foliosa). (1184k)
Red-hot Poker Kniphofia
Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa). (1068k)
Close-up Red-hot Poker
Close-up of a Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa). (1015k)
Thorn Apple Solanum
Thorn Apple (Solanum incanum, german: Jericho-Tomate). (1.5M)
Close-up Thorn Apple
Close-up of Thorn Apple (Solanum incanum, german: Jericho-Tomate). (784k)
Curry Bush Hypericum
Curry Bush (Hypericum revolutum), a type of St John's Wort. (1323k)
Curry Bush Flower
Curry Bush flower. (621k)
Ethiopian Rose Rosa
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica, german: Abessinische Rose). This rose is endemic to Ethiopia. (1018k)
Ethiopian Rose Rosa
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica, german: Abessinische Rose). (562k)
Small Succulent Tree
Small succulent tree. (1217k)
Euphorbia Candelabrum Euphorbia
Euphorbia Candelabrum (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). (1332k)
Tree Heath Erica
Tree Heath (Erica arborea, german: Baumheide, french: Bruyère arborescente). (955k)
Giant Lobelias Lobelia
Giant Lobelias (Lobelia rhynchopetalum). This plant is endemic to the Ethiopian mountains. (732k)
Giant Lobelia Lobelia
Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum). (693k)
Flamboyant Tree Delonix
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (1161k)
Flat Top Acacia
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica). (1110k)
Umbrella Thorn Vachellia
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (764k)
African Baobab Adansonia
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (950k)

Animals

Huge Termite Mound
Huge termite mound. This one was over 8 m (26 ft) tall. (676k)
Centipede
Centipede. (1096k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (641k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (595k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (501k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (948k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (567k)
Water Monitor Varanus
Water Monitor (Varanus salvator, german: Bindenwaran, french: Varan malais). (1015k)
Rodent
Rodent. (804k)
Big-headed Mole-rat Tachyoryctes
Big-headed Mole-rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus, german: Riesenmaulwurfsratte). This mole-rat is endemic to the Ethiopian highlands. (999k)
Günther's Dik-dik Madoqua
Günther's Dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri, german: Günther-Dikdik, french: Dik-dik de Günther). (987k)
Oribi Ourebia Ourebi
Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (1166k)
Grivet Chlorocebus Aethiops
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops, german: Äthiopische Grünmeerkatze, french: Grivet). (755k)
Grivet Chlorocebus Aethiops
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops, german: Äthiopische Grünmeerkatze, french: Grivet). (644k)
Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (606k)
Abyssinian Black-and-white Colobus
Abyssinian Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus guereza, german: Mantelaffe, french: Guéréza du Kilimandjaro). (949k)
Troop Gelada Baboons
Troop of Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). The Gelada are endemic to the Ethiopian Highlands, they exist only here. (1231k)
Grooming Gelada Baboons
Grooming Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). (1093k)
Grooming Gelada Baboons
Grooming Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) with baby. (1141k)
Male Gelada Baboon
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). (808k)
Male Gelada Baboon
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) chasing another. (811k)
Male Gelada Baboon
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) threatening another. (916k)
Male Gelada Baboon
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) chasing another with bared teeth. (663k)
Female Olive Baboon
Female Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive) with baby. (1076k)
Male Olive Baboon
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (977k)
Warthogs Phacochoerus Africanus
Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1294k)
Grazing Warthogs Phacochoerus
Grazing Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1229k)
Male Mountain Reedbuck
Male Mountain Reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula, german: Bergriedbock, french: Cobe de montagne). (1008k)
Female Mountain Reedbuck
Female Mountain Reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula, german: Bergriedbock, french: Cobe de montagne). (1019k)
Imbabala Bushbuck Tragelaphus
Imbabala Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus, german: Südliche Schirrantilope, french: Guib harnaché). (1165k)
Female Mountain Nyala
Female Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). (1085k)
Male Mountain Nyala
Male Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). It is endemic to the Ethiopian Highlands. (1107k)
Close-up Male Mountain
Close-up of a male Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). (815k)
Ethiopian Wolf Canis
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie). This wolf is endemic to the highlands of Ethiopia. (928k)
Ethiopian Wolf Canis
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie) hunting a rodent. (888k)
Ethiopian Wolf Canis
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie) eating a rodent. (954k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (977k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1003k)
Close-up Nile Crocodile
Close-up of a Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (680k)
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus Amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (762k)
Close-up Hippopotamus Hippopotamus
Close-up of Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (685k)
Close-up Hippopotamus Hippopotamus
Close-up of Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (724k)

This page contains 90 pictures with 33 species

Ethiopia
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Page last updated on Tue Sep 24 18:19:03 2019 (Mountain Standard Time)


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