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Africa’s most elusive antelope edges closer to extinction in the wild: Kenya issues a global alert. The Mountain Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) is on the edge of extinction mainly due to genetic factors, predation, disease and forest habitat threats. ...
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Investors offered 13 new sites for building top Lodges The Kenya Wildlife Service is offering local and international investors 13 new sites for building lodges in the expansive and popular destination Tsavo Conservation Area. The Service has advertised for Expression of Interest for lease, development and operation of tourist accommodation facilities in three national parks in this area....
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Homecoming for adoptive parents at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage Various corporate organizations and Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife Officials on Monday, July 19, 2010 converged at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage where they paid homage to wild animals they adopted under the KWS Animal Adoption Programme....
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Wildlife scientists discuss large carnivores’ future Over 50 wildlife research scientists last week converged at the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters where they presented various reports on large carnivores in the country. ...
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Conservation planning for giraffes kicks off To many people, giraffes may not seem to be in need of focused conservation attention. However, giraffes are facing increasing pressures that have adversely affected their numbers and distribution in Kenya and elsewhere across the continent. ...
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Roadmap laid for conservation of sable antelopes Sable antelopes have been eliminated from large areas of their former range due to a combination of factors. These include disease, drought-caused food shortages, and habitat loss and degradation compounded by inter-species competition. ...
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Conservation planning for the Mountain Bongo Bongo ranges extends from rainforests of Central Africa from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Central African Republic Congo and Zaire, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Two sub-species are known; the Western or Lowland Bongo and the Eastern or Mountain Bongo....
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Lions fitted with devices to track their movements in Amboseli Kenya Wildlife Service scientists started fitting lions in Amboseli National Park with collars to tracking their movements. The exercise is planned to run until Wednesday (July 7, 2010). ...
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KWS to sponsor investment conference for Garissa The Kenya Wildlife Service has offered to be one of the main sponsors for a planned conference on the investment, tourism and trade for Garissa Town. ...
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More organisations join the Nairobi National Park Greenline More than 120 people from four organisations will tomorrow join the Nairobi Greenline Project by planting trees at the Nairobi National Park East Gate, off Mombasa Road from 9am to 10am. ...
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