Some 539 Giraffe Documented in Masai Mara’s Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Nairobi, March 19 - A survey of giraffe in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara found a total of 539 different individuals...

Tanzania to Allow Settlers into Protected Areas

Arusha, Tanzania, March 8 - The conservation world was alarmed by a recent directive from the president of Tanzania to open up protected areas...

Rare Giant Pangolin Found in Uganda

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - As part of its ongoing hidden camera-trap project in Uganda, conservationists working with the United Kingdom’s Chester Zoo’s...

Chinese Woman Jailed in Tanzania for Ivory Trafficking

Nairobi, Feb 20 - A Tanzanian court has convicted Chinese citizen Yang Fenglan, who is popularly known as the “Ivory Queen”, on charges of...

Hope for Nairobi National Park

by Bryony Anderson Nairobi, Feb 19 - Friends of Nairobi National Park (FoNNaP) is a membership driven, not for profit organisation dedicated to protecting Kenya’s...

Rare Black Leopard Caught on Camera in Laikipia, Kenya

Nairobi, Feb 13 - A wildlife photographer has caught on camera images of a rare black leopard in the Wilderness Camp in Kenya’s Laikipia...

Twenty Vultures Die, Five Rescued after Poisoning Incident in Maasai Mara

Nairobi, Feb 6 – Twenty critically endangered vultures have died after feeding on a poisoned spotted hyena at the periphery of the world famous...

Amendments to Kenya’s Wildlife Laws Explained

Nairobi, Jan 28 - The amended Kenyan law on wildlife -- Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 -- came into force on the 4th...

Insecticide Poisoning Thought to Have Killed Five Elephants in Maasai Mara

Nairobi, Jan 22 – Five elephants found dead in the Olarro Conservancy and the surrounding areas in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve this month...

Twenty-six Elephants Reportedly Die in Maasai Mara in Three Months

Nairobi, Dec 19 – Twenty-six elephants have reportedly died in unclear circumstances over the past three months in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, a...

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