Tag Archives: Kenya Wildlife Service

AEFF’s film is pivotal for Kenya’s elephants

The weary war rages on bathed in angst and urgency  Statistics reflect a poaching holocaust worse than the 1980s  China’s lust for ivory seems insatiable  Ivory is now funding terrorism Six Kenya Wildlife Service rangers have been killed this year … Continue reading

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Director of the Kenya Wildlife Service just resigned – now what?

Julius Kipng’etich, director of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), resigned yesterday and with his exit many issues go unresolved. He says his departure is in pursuit of personal interests, but is it really? With March elections looming was this cleaning … Continue reading

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Kenya’s cheetah controversy rages on and sheds light on wildlife for hire

The 66 page report involving Kenya’s orphaned cheetah cubs was released a couple of weeks ago. It exposes allegations against the Kenya Wildlife Service and several individuals. It brings Kenya’s illegal pet trade to the forefront, and provides damaging information … Continue reading

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Tragic update on the three cheetah cubs

  One cheetah cub died today in Nairobi National Park’s orphanage. An article regarding what is happening is on examiner. The last two cubs need to be released to the Mara Conservancy immediately! Kenya’s wildlife is so precious, so for … Continue reading

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Cheetah cub update: courtesy of Kenya Wildlife Service they now are in an orphanage

The Kenya Wildlife Service has relocated the three cheetah cubs to Nairobi National Park’s orphanage. The latest video portrays the cubs in a cement cell. Even if they are moved within the orphanage is this in their best interest?       Unless … Continue reading

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Did the translocation of elephants into Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve backfire?

Translocation of elephants from Narok North into Maasai Mara was on the Kenya Wildlife Service’s (KWS) agenda during September. According to the KWS, as of a few days ago phase one is complete and a huge success.  But how does … Continue reading

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This week something good happened for Kenya’s elephants

Kenya and six other African nations took an official stand against ivory poaching. The Kenya Wildlife Service designated Monday as the first ever “African Elephant Law Enforcement Day” followed by an assortment of celebratory events that ended Wednesday with the … 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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The Kenya Wildlife Service has a Knack for Organizing Innovative Events to Aid Conservation

Last weekend the Kenya Wildlife Service hosted their annual wheelbarrow race in Hell’s Gate National Park, aptly named “To Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow.” Hell’s Gate was named after a narrow break in the cliffs. But where “hell” came from … Continue reading

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