News - 2009
PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
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Two suspected poachers killed and firearm recovered
Published: 26 Nov, 2010
Two suspected poachers were on 25 November 2010, gunned down while three others escaped with injuries at Lemomo Hills, 5km from Amboseli National Park. Kenya Wildlife Service rangers ...
Down Syndrome Society adopts Unique ‘Zedonk’ at KWS
Published: 15 Nov, 2010
The Down Syndrome Society of Kenya today adopted a unique animal ‘the Zedonk’ whose parents are zebra and donkey, at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage. The 10-year-old zedonk was ...
International conservation group donates special computers to Kenya
Published: 08 Nov, 2010
An international conservation group that monitors illegal killing of elephants has donated special computers equipped with the Management Information Systems (MIST) to be used in capturing and monitoring data to the Kenya Wildlife Service....
Suspected poachers killed, elephants massacred and firearms recovered
Published: 02 Nov, 2010
Three suspected poachers have been killed, four firearms recovered and five elephants killed in two separate incidents in Isiolo and Tsavo in the last one week. More suspects are on the run in both incidents. ...
KWS Celebrates Annual Thanksgiving Day and Sports
Published: 01 Nov, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service held its annual Thanksgiving Ceremony at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru from25th - 29th October, 2010....
Kenya -Tanzania Cross border wildlife census concluded
Published: 01 Nov, 2010
Kenya and Tanzania on the 16th of October 2010 successfully completed a joint cross border aerial census of wildlife within the Amboseli-West-Kilimanjaro and Magadi-Natron landscapes. ...
Community wildlife sanctuary hosts unique fundraising event
Published: 22 Oct, 2010
Little-known Lumo Community Wildlife Conservancy in the expansive but popular Tsavo area will from Friday, October 22, 2010 host a unique event in which participants will sight wildlife and win prizes for it. ...
KWS successfully conducts Rhino Exercise in Tsavo East
Published: 13 Oct, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service successfully held an ear notching exercise on the endangered black rhinos at Tsavo East National Park from 5th to 8th October, 2010. ...
Strategy for Bioprospecting in Kenya
Published: 11 Oct, 2010
A team of technical experts drawn from various lead Government Institutions involved in biodiversity research, conservation and management in Kenya have concluded their first round of preparation of a strategy for Bioprospecting in Kenya’s Protected Areas. ...
Elusive Elephant Shrew discovered in Kenyan forest
Published: 22 Sep, 2010
A giant elephant-shrew species recently discovered in a remote African forest may be new to science, Conservationists researching the biodiversity of the Boni-Dodori forest on the coast of north-eastern Kenya were thrilled to capture pictures of the bizarre mammal....