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Rangers net ivory and rifles, arrest 27 for poaching KWS rangers have recovered 13 pieces of ivory, two rifles, 49 rounds of ammunition and arrested 27 suspected poachers in the past one week of anti-poaching operations across the country....
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The elephant and rhino poaching crisis through the eyes of Yao Ming- a chinese view of an African dilemma Yao Ming, China’s favorite son, touched ground on August 10th in Kenya for his first-ever visit on the African continent. Yao is in Kenya to film a feature-length documentary called “The End of the Wild”...
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KWS commissions construction of wildlife forensic and genetics laboratory Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has commissioned the construction of a Ksh. 60 million wildlife forensic and genetics laboratory at its headquarters in Nairobi....
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Two suspected ivory dealers held over elephant tusks Two suspected ivory dealers were yesterday (July 8, 2012) intercepted while in possession of two pieces of ivory at Ngarariga area on the outskirts of Nanyuki, Laikipia County. ...
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44 suspected poachers in police custody, rifle and ivory recovered Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have arrested 44 suspected poachers and recovered one M16 rifle with 10 rounds of ammunition during the past one week in various parts of the country. ...
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Lake Nakuru water levels rise as flamingoes move to Lake Bogoria Millions of flamingoes have temporarily moved from Lake Nakuru to Lake Bogoria leaving behind a few hundreds owing to a reduction in their food supply....
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Two suspected bush meat dealers held over 600kg of giraffe meat Two suspected bush meat dealers were yesterday Thursday (August 2, 2012) intercepted with 600kg of fresh giraffe meat at Kitengela Township on the outskirts of Nairobi....
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Setting record straight on contraband ivory seized in Thailand Preliminary investigations have traced the origin of the contraband ivory recently seized in Bangkok Thailand to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....
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KWS to host annual carnivore research and conservation conference Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will from July 26-27, 2012 host the Annual Carnivore Research and Conservation Conference at the Nairobi Safari Walk at its headquarters in Nairobi. ...
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KWS conducts elephant census in Shimba Hills as it considers family planning Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is considering experimenting on family planning methods on targeted elephant population in the isolated Shimba Hills ecosystem. ...
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