Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Leopard: Lost and Found

By Santiago Legarre One cold July morning of 2019 I left Basecamp Masai Mara very early with Dennis, a new and eager Maasai guide. As...

African Ranger Awards: Feting Wardens while Enabling Traffickers?

By Karl Ammann When researching the illegal wildlife trade, very often some tentacles lead back to South Africa.  Not only when it comes to rhino...

The Ostrich and the Emu

By Filip Lazar The ostrich and the emu are two of the most interesting birds on earth. Their abilities are fascinating. They have...

One of the last ‘giant tusker’ elephants killed

Photo: tsavotrust.org Satao Giant Tusker to whom Satao II  One of Africa's rare giant tusker elephants has been killed by poachers in Tsavo...

Xenopus – A Strange Frog Once Used as Human Pregnancy Test Kit

The recent heavy rains filled an old tank that runs off from our cowshed. I thought I would scan the vegetation around the edge...

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Kenya Bans Commercial Slaughter of Donkeys Threatened by Demand in China

Nairobi, Feb 26 – Kenya’s agriculture minister has announced that the commercial slaughter of donkeys will be prohibited with effect from March after farmers...

China Bans Consumption of Wildlife to Combat Coronavirus

Nairobi, Feb 25 – China’s top legislative body has imposed a complete ban on the consumption of wildlife and vowed to crackdown on trade...

Grauer’s Gorilla Population in DR Congo Higher than Previously Thought

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - The Grauer’s gorilla, a lowland subspecies of the Eastern gorilla group that also includes Mountain gorillas, have suffered...

KWS Seeks Name For Nairobi National Park Born Baby Rhino

January 16- Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) on Saturday afternoon announced the birth of a southern white Rhino in Nairobi National Park. KWS broke the good news...

Kenyan Court Declines to Stop Staging of Music Festival in National Park

Nairobi, Feb 12 - A Kenyan court has declined to issue orders to stop the staging of a two-day music festival in the country’s...

Pangolins Probable Intermediate Host Species for Coronavirus – Report

Nairobi, Feb 11 - Researchers in China have suggested that pangolins are the probable intermediate host species for the coronavirus outbreak that has thus...

One of Kenya’s Largest Elephants Dies

Nairobi, Feb 6 – One of Kenya’s iconic great elephants has died of natural causes at the age of 50, wildlife authorities said. Nicknamed Tim,...