Category Archives: Wildlife

May 2012 be a better year for the world’s wildlife

Happy New Year to all and many blessings for 2012! I pray that 2012 will bring solutions to the many issues that plague the world’s wildlife: poaching, human/wildlife conflict, wildlife harassment, vanishing habitat, trophy hunting and the bushmeat trade. As … Continue reading

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Humans are the predators…

Each year 600 lion hunting permits are sold in Africa with 556 of those going to Americans. Filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who live in Botswana and document the lives of lions mentioned this on Nightline last night. Their documentary … Continue reading

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Elephant extermination

Once again, I hear about another massacre of elephants in Kenya. This time a family. These poachers, these so-called humans cutting up elephants for ivory, destroying families, creating more orphans for Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s orphanage to take care of, should … Continue reading

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What’s a Hirola? The Kenya Wildlife Service knows it well

They are antelope, also called Hunters Hartebeest. The flighty, caramel colored creatures have impala-like horns and their unusual facial markings give them an appearance of wearing  sunglasses.                                            Their present home range is off the main tourist drag in areas that … Continue reading

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