Sunday, September 26, 2021

Three Giraffes Electrocuted in Kenya’s Soysambu Conservancy

Nairobi, Feb 23 – Three giraffes were electrocuted to death when they came into contact with live power transmission lines in Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy...

Wildlife Lovers Choose a New Big 5 in Photography

NAIROBI, May 24 – The elephant, polar bear, gorilla, tiger, and lion are the 2021 winners of the New Big 5 project, wildlife, conservation,...

Suspected Poacher Arrested with Elephant Tusk in Tsavo West

Nairobi, April 29 – A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) security team has arrested a suspected poacher in possession of an elephant tusk in the...

Ear-notching Under Way to Identify Black Rhinos in Tsavo East

Nairobi, Jan 4 - A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) team is carrying out an ear-notching exercise on black rhinoceros in Tsavo East National Park,...

The Elephant Pricing Scam

In the investigative article below, reproduced with permission, wildlife crime investigator and photographer Karl Ammann exposes corruption, forgery, and fraud on a massive scale...

Poachers Kill Two Southern White Rhinos in Kenya

Nairobi, Dec 10 – Poachers killed two southern male white rhinos in a wildlife sanctuary in northern Kenya last week, the conservancy said. The privately-owned...

In Pictures: Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest peak, on fire

Nairobi, October 14 - A wildfire that broke out Sunday on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, has destroyed 28 square kilometers of vegetation,...

KWS Probes “Poisoning” Death of Three Elephants in Taita-Taveta

Nairobi, Jan 29 - The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is investigating the death of three elephants in the Sagala area of Taita-Taveta County on...

Kenya Using Lion Contraceptive To Protect Black Rhino From Predator

  FILE - A group of lionesses walk the plain in the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya.   Nairobi, July 20 - Kenya's Wildlife Service (KWS)...

Kenya’s Wildlife Census Records 12 Per Cent Growth in Elephant Population

Nairobi, September 1 – Kenya’s elephant population rose by 12 per cent from 32,214 in 2014 to 36,169 animals in 2021, according to newly...

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