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Reversed Roles In The Wild: What If The Hunter Became The Hunted?

When you look at the tame and wild animals we have today, we think of the carnivores as the most horrifying and scary of these animals. The herbivores are considered dangerous if provoked. They do not actually hunt you down … Continue reading

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‘Aerial Rangers’ To The Rescue of White Rhinos

From the recent spate of deaths in the wild, it would seem the war against poaching is far from over – even after numerous measures including a wildlife analytic tool kit by the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) to help fight poaching, a new state of the art forensic laboratory by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and the training of an additional 4,900 KWS rangers to increase park coverage have been put in place. Continue reading

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Future Of The African Elephant Looks Grim But New Forensic Lab May Spell Hope

Recently the capture or confiscation of ivory at points of entry and exit in various countries across Africa is sending an alarming signal across the wildlife conservation community. The rate with which poaching is threatening to decimate Africa’s last remaining … Continue reading

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In Search of 50 Hidden Kenyan Treasures

Do you know of a really unique attraction in Kenya – probably never before seen? Then you should be talking to the 50 Treasures of Kenya Trust, a charitable organisation based in Ngong, Kenya. The trust, in collaboration with the … Continue reading

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Mombasa Marine Park: First Beneficiary Of New Beach Management Programme

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) this November on Wednesday launched a 6-month Beach Management Programme in the Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve. The programme is a pilot initiative funded by the Kenya Government to restore the competitive edge of … Continue reading

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Mount Kenya National Park Receives World-Class Status

Mount Kenya National Park recently joined 22 other world-class National parks in Kenya when it received a new logo, flag and slogan. It becomes the 22nd park to be rebranded since 2005 when the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) began the … Continue reading

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