Author Archives: Mary

Kenya Wildlife Service’s rhino debacle – what really happened?

For a few weeks now the Kenya Wildlife Service has been “trying” to resolve their dead rhino debacle. No one knows for sure what really happened or how many died because the reports keep changing. This we know:  Ten rhinos … Continue reading

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Welcome back to the Makena Safari Tales blog!

Welcome back! Global destabilization of wildlife,  and the current administration’s anti-conservation doings has prompted me to re-introduce my blog.  My mission: To provide you with tales that are conservation driven, sometimes controversial, but respectful without vitriol. So, in the coming … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s, or is it for Africa’s wildlife?

New Years – a time of renewal, resolutions, hope. I had hoped my New Year’s message would reflect that, but it doesn’t. Since the birth of the New Year the poaching epidemic has blossomed with a vengeance, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Mother rhino poached while giving birth

Yesterday in South Africa a mother rhino was poached while giving birth.  It seems as the year goes by poachers are becoming more and more twisted to the point where the word “human” no longer defines them – not that … Continue reading

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Today is World Wildlife Conservation Day

Today, December 4th, is the first ever World Wildlife Conservation Day as decreed by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. To view her statement please click on State Department It’s encouraging to learn that the State Department is becoming more … Continue reading

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