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Online Nigeria   17 Jan, 2011
Three suspected poachers have been arrested and 81 elephant tusks worth Sh2.5 million recovered by Kenya Wildlife Service officers following a crackdown on illegal wildlife trade. The suspects were found in possession of the trophies in their saloon car as they headed to Meru town after picking the consignment from a house in Nthugi village, along the Isiolo-Meru highway on Friday night. ...
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KBC   17 Jan, 2011
A two-week nationwide recruitment of 500 Kenya Wildlife Service rangers will start on Monday. The exercise which runs from January 17 to 29 starts at 8am in City Stadium in the Nairobi County and the same time at Narok Stadium in the Narok County. ...
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Daily Nation   17 Jan, 2011
Those who present fake documents during the nationwide recruitment of rangers that starts on Monday will be arrested, the Kenya Wildlife Service has warned....
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allAfrica.com   17 Jan, 2011
Those who present fake documents during the nationwide recruitment of rangers that starts on Monday will be arrested, the Kenya Wildlife Service has warned....
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Medical Kenya   22 Nov, 2010
The Down Syndrome Society of Kenya has adopted a unique animal ‘the Zedonk’ whose parents are zebra and donkey, at Nairobi Animal Orphanage. The 10-year-old zedonk was brought to the orphanage from Maralal on October 3, 2010 after being released by the local community to Kenya Wildlife Service....
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Daily Nation   11 Nov, 2010
The completion of an elephant corridor to the north of Mt Kenya is set to end frequent human-wildlife conflict. The 28-kilometre elephant corridor has an electrified game-proof fence that aims at providing a safe passageway for elephants in the northern part of Mount Kenya National Park....
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National Geographic   10 Nov, 2010
For four decades, the black rhinos of East Africa have been in serious decline. During the 1970s and 1980s, rhino poaching across Africa reduced populations dramatically, and the eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) became one of the world’s most endangered rhino subspecies....
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Business Daily   10 Nov, 2010
While many would call monitoring wild animals a ‘strange career’ of sorts, to Susie Weeks and Festus Ihwagi, it is a passion, an inspiration. Last weekend, the duo was putting the final touches to the new face of conservation: a migration corridor....
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BBC News   03 Nov, 2010
The authorities in Kenya say game rangers have shot dead three suspected elephant poachers in two separate incidents over the past week. The Kenyan Wildlife Service (KWS) said one poacher was killed on Sunday night in a "fierce" gun battle in Isiolo. ...
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AFP   03 Nov, 2010
Kenyan game rangers have shot dead three poachers suspected of killing five elephants in two separate incidents over the past week, wildlife authorities said Monday. "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," the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a statement. ...
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Yahoo News   03 Nov, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service says three suspected poachers have been killed after the poaching deaths of five elephants in two national parks over the last week. The wildlife service said Monday that rangers gunned down a suspected bandit in a "fierce" exchange of fire on the outskirts of Meru National Park late Sunday. Officials are searching for other suspects. ...
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CNN   03 Nov, 2010
Two suspected ivory poachers were in custody and three others were killed by Kenyan authorities in the past week in a pair of incidents, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday. ...
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Capital FM   03 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, according to the Kenya Wildlife Service. ...
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KBC   19 Oct, 2010
The Minister for Medical Services Prof. Peter Anyang Nyong'o on Friday urged the professionals in the medical field to embark on research and innovations to enable the government attain social economic development....
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www.bushdrums.com   19 Oct, 2010
Kenya may soon face water, food and energy crisis if the rapid destruction of environment continues unabated. Dr Julius Kipngetich, director of Kenya Wildlife Service, warned on Thursday that the country will plunge itself into a crisis because of poor environmental and social policies....
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The Gazette   19 Oct, 2010
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wardens insert a transmitter on a tranquillised male black rhinoceros for translocation at the Lake Nakuru National park in Kenya's Rift Valley, 160 km (99 miles) west of the capital Nairobi, October 12, 2010....
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Articlesbase   19 Oct, 2010
There are a number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Kenya. Nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts and wildlife adventure seekers from different parts of the world visit Kenya to explore its fascinating, exhilarating and exotic wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. Have a look at some popular destinations for wildlife tourism Kenya....
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Business Daily   19 Oct, 2010
The trends of poaching in Kenya over the last three years are illustrated by a steep graph that defies gravity. The number of elephant deaths in that period has grown five times. The seizure of ivory and rhino horns coming from Kenya and eastern Africa region is at a record high, even before the year ends. ...
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BBC News   21 Sep, 2010
A mystery animal with a long snout has been spotted in Africa, which scientists say could be a completely new species of giant elephant shrew....
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Wildlife News   21 Sep, 2010
For decades the African safari was synonymous with eco tourism or wildlife holidays and the Kenyan safari was the market leader. ...
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