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The 21st annivesary Celebrations of George Adamson

Kora National Park will on August 20, 2010 host celebrations to mark the 21st Anniversary since the death of renowned British Wildlife conservationist, George Adamson.
The purpose of the event is to remember the conservation works in Kora National Park pioneered by Mr. Adamson by bringing together people from all walks who have interest on history and works of him and conservation.

The event will also capture and market unique features and activities in Kora National Park.
Mr. Adamson moved to Kora National Park in 1970 to continue the rehabilitation of captive or orphaned big cats for eventual; reintroduction into the wild.
On August 1989, the 83 year old Adamson was shot to death at Kora National Park by Somali bandits when he went to the aid of a tourist.
 The Kora National Park was gazetted in 1973 as a reserve and gazetted as a park in 1990. It comprises of an area of a little over 1700 km2. This triangle of dense woodland and scrub is limited along its 65 km northern boundary by the Tana River, which rises in the highlands between Aberdares and Mount Kenya, before commencing its 700 km passage to the Indian Ocean.
Its major attractions include pristine wilderness, Inselbergs, Tana River with Adamson's Falls, Grand Falls and Kora rapids, diverse birdlife and the George Adamson's grave.

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