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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Study Shows Decline in Kenya’s Augur Buzzard Raptor Population

Nairobi, April 27 - The population of Augur Buzzard, a bird of prey common to eastern and southwestern Africa, has been declining in Kenya...

Kenyan Rangers Arrest Suspected Poachers

Nairobi, Oct 24 - The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) today reported that its rangers and the police have arrested two suspected poachers and seized...

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...

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,...

Pandemic Safari: A Game of Mixed Feelings

By Santiago Legarre Life is a game of mixed feelings. We always tend to see the grass greener on the other side. Safari is like...

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African Conservancies Fund Feted in Global Awards

NAIROBI, Oct 14 - The African Conservancies Fund (ACF) that was created to support   wildlife conservancies in Kenya’s Masai Mara region amid the devastating...

Kenya’s Elephant Naming Festival Raises Funds for Conservation

NAIROBI, Oct 11 – Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has reported that it raised 16.5 million Kenyan shillings ($149,000) for elephant conservation during...

“Sing, Fly, Soar – Like A Bird” on World Migratory Bird Day

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Kenyan Conservationist Munir Virani to Head UAE’s Raptor Conservation Fund

Nairobi, Sept 30 – The Abu Dhabi-based Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Fund has appointed renowned Kenyan birds of prey conservationist Munir Virani as...

KWS Seeks Information on Ranger Who Disappeared in August

Nairobi, Sept 27 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said it is working with other government agencies in an effort to find a senior...

Farming in Amboseli Wildlife Area Thwarted…

Story and Photos by Kang-Chun Cheng  In August 2020, an enterprise called KiliAvo Fresh Ltd began establishing an avocado farm on its 72-hectare (180 acres)...

Hyenas Kill Two Children, Maul Five Other People in Kenya

Nairobi, Sept 17 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will compensate the family of two children killed and five other people mauled by marauding...