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
Bird Page for Ethiopia
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

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

Nature

Landscape Northern Ethiopia
Landscape in Northern Ethiopia. (836k)
Fields During Dry Season
Fields during the dry season. (1095k)
Simien Mountains
Simien Mountains. (629k)
Simien Mountains
Simien Mountains. (802k)
Rain Over Simien Mountains
Rain over the Simien Mountains. (539k)
Rock Formation Simien Mountains
Rock formation in the Simien Mountains. (1033k)
Rock Formation Wereta
Rock formation near Wereta. (854k)
Zege Peninsula Lake Tana
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. (471k)
Blue Nile Falls
Blue Nile Falls. (736k)
Blue Nile Falls
Blue Nile Falls. (999k)
Rock Formation Lalibela
Rock formation near Lalibela. (883k)
Bale Mountains National Park
In the Bale Mountains National Park. (1144k)
Bale Mountains National Park
In the Bale Mountains National Park. (915k)
Isolated Rain Storm
Isolated rain storm. (637k)
Sunset Awassa
Sunset in Awassa. (543k)
Sunset Lalibela
Sunset in Lalibela. (446k)

Plants

Flowers
Flowers. (1441k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1207k)
Flower
Flower. (1166k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1400k)
Lichens
Lichens. (1347k)
Thistle
Thistle. (1226k)
Ferns Growing Tree
Ferns growing on a tree. (1295k)
White Everlasting
White Everlasting. (1.7M)
African Iris (Dietes iridioides)
African Iris (Dietes iridioides, french: Iris sud-africain sauvage). (1132k)
Lily
Lily. (633k)
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp.)
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (541k)
Indian Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica)
Indian Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica, french: Figuier de Barbarie). (977k)
Flower Prickly Pear Cactus
Flower of a Prickly Pear Cactus. (573k)
Agave (Agave sp.)
Flowering Agave (Agave sp., german: Agaven). (1009k)
Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa)
Red-hot Pokers (Kniphofia foliosa). It is endemic to Ethiopia. (1251k)
Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa)
Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa). (1124k)
Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa)
Close-up of a Red-hot Poker (Kniphofia foliosa). (1082k)
Bitter Tomato (Solanum incanum)
Bitter Tomato (Solanum incanum, german: Jericho-Tomate). (1.6M)
Bitter Tomato (Solanum incanum)
Close-up of Bitter Tomato (Solanum incanum, german: Jericho-Tomate). (821k)
Curry Bush (Hypericum revolutum)
Curry Bush (Hypericum revolutum, german: Johanniskräuter), a type of St John's Wort. (1377k)
Curry Bush Flower
Curry Bush flower. (639k)
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica)
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica, german: Abessinische Rose). This rose is endemic to Ethiopia. (1040k)
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica)
Ethiopian Rose (Rosa abyssinica, german: Abessinische Rose). (577k)
Small Succulent Tree
Small succulent tree. (1284k)
Tree Euphorbia (Euphorbia candelabrum)
Tree Euphorbia (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). (1388k)
Tree Heath (Erica arborea)
Tree Heath (Erica arborea, german: Baumheide, french: Bruyère arborescente). (990k)
Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum)
Giant Lobelias (Lobelia rhynchopetalum). This plant is endemic to the Ethiopian mountains. (767k)
Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum)
Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum). (725k)
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia)
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (1215k)
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica)
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica). (1152k)
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis)
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, german: Schirmakazie, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (791k)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (993k)

Animals

Huge Termite Mound Over
Huge termite mound. This one was over 8 m (26 ft) tall. (689k)
Flat-backed Millipede (Polydesmida fam.)
Flat-backed Millipede (Polydesmida fam., german: Bandfüßer, french: Mille-pattes à épaulette). (1098k)
Dorippus Tiger (Danaus chrysippus dorippus)
Dorippus Tiger butterfly (Danaus chrysippus dorippus, german: Kleiner Monarch, french: Petit monarque). (672k)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam.)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam., german: Großlibellen). (602k)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam.)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam., german: Großlibellen). (509k)
Groundling (Brachythemis sp.)
Groundling dragonfly (Brachythemis sp.). (952k)
Common Tigertail (Ictinogomphus ferox)
Common Tigertail (Ictinogomphus ferox). (577k)
Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus)
Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus, german: Nilwaran, french: Varan du Nil). (1091k)
Blick's Grass Rat (Arvicanthis blicki)
Blick's Grass Rat (Arvicanthis blicki). (811k)
Big-headed Mole-rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus)
Big-headed Mole-rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus, german: Riesenmaulwurfs­ratte). This mole-rat is endemic to the Ethiopian highlands. (1051k)
Günther's Dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri)
Günther's Dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri, german: Günther-Dikdik, french: Dik-dik de Günther). (1052k)
Oribi ssp. montana (Ourebia ourebi montana)
Oribi ssp. montana (Ourebia ourebi montana, german: Südliches Oribi, french: Ourébi). (1219k)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops, german: Äthiopische Grünmeerkatze, french: Grivet). (789k)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops, german: Äthiopische Grünmeerkatze, french: Grivet). (660k)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops)
Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops, german: Äthiopische Grünmeerkatze, french: Grivet). (622k)
Djaffa Mountains Guereza (Colobus guereza gallarum)
Djaffa Mountains Guereza (Colobus guereza gallarum, german: Mantelaffe, french: Colobe guéréza). (1016k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Troop of Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). The Gelada are endemic to the Ethiopian Highlands, they exist only here. (1286k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Grooming Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). (1131k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Grooming Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) with baby. (1175k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada). (830k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) chasing another. (852k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) threatening another. (949k)
Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada)
Male Gelada Baboon (Theropithecus gelada, german: Dschelada, french: Gélada) chasing another with bared teeth. (679k)
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis)
Female Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive) with baby. (1127k)
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis)
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (1016k)
Eritrean Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus aeliani)
Eritrean Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus aeliani, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1342k)
Eritrean Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus aeliani)
Grazing Eritrean Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus aeliani, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1295k)
Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca)
Male Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca, german: Riedbock, french: Cobe des roseaux). (1046k)
Menelik's Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki)
Female Menelik's Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (1075k)
Menelik's Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki)
Male Menelik's Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (1198k)
Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni)
Female Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). (1126k)
Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni)
Male Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). It is endemic to the Ethiopian Highlands. (1140k)
Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni)
Close-up of a male Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni, german: Bergnyala, french: Nyala des montagnes). (848k)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie). This wolf is endemic to the highlands of Ethiopia. (970k)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie) hunting a rodent. (930k)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis, german: Äthiopischer Wolf, french: Loup d'Abyssinie) eating a rodent. (997k)
North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus)
North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1055k)
North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus)
North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1057k)
North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus)
Close-up of a North African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (701k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (789k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Close-up of Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (701k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Close-up of Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (751k)

This page contains 90 pictures with 36 species

Ethiopia
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