Monday, June 22, 2009

Friday, November 21, 2008

Zebra found with an arrow

This Zebra was seen with an arrow in its stomach near the Ndutu boma.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Boy attacked by Lion in Lemek

A young herder was attacked by a young lion while in the Lemek area. He was picked up by Euphorbia Hill and taken to the clinic in Aitong. The doctor has said that he will be fine.

Hyaena ravages 21 sheep at Nambaso

The hyaena(female) entered the boma during the night and engaged in a killing spree that claimed the lives of 21 sheep. The distressed men of the boma then killed the hyaena with a panga.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Rhino Visitors

This has been the fourth month that we have charged visitors to view the rhino. This month 1037 guest have visited the rhino, an increase from 1003 last month.

Camps who visited the rhino:
MSC 345
Buffalo 279
David Livingstone 135
Kicheche 58
Richard’s 24
Royal 41
Saruni 17
Elephant Pepper 35
Karen Blixen 56
Bushbuck 4
Off beats 4
Olerai Farm 3

Cattle drinking from the river

Saturday, October 18, 2008

On the 17th of September we treated a badly wounded elephant

The bull's back left leg had a huge abcess on its left hind leg. Dr Dominic from the KWS made large drains and got as most of the fetrid flesh out of the wound. It was suspected to have been caused by an arrow or bullet.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Bloodhounds brought in to track Saruni thieves

The bloodhounds, brought in from Ol Pejeta Conservancy, track the thieves from Saruni Camp to Nchoe's boma,where they had spent the night. The men were later picked up in Aitong. The Chief Executive plans to have a tracker dog section based in the Mara.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

10 month old leopard cub eating a thompson's gazelle

Photograph taken near euphorbia hill by photographer David Gulden. The two cubs of leopard "Supu" are now around 10 months old and are resident in the area.

Verreaux's Eagle on Kileleoni hill

This photograph was taken by photographer David Gulden above Kofi Camp on Ol Choro. The Verreaux's Eagle "Black Eagle" (Aquila verreauxii) has made a nest with her partner halfway up a rock outcrop they daily feed their young chick. The female eagle is taking nesting material back to the nest.The eagle was named in honor of naturalist Jules Verreaux.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Sir Roger Moore with the ranger team

Elephant with a fetrid arrow wound

KWS vet Dr. Dominic was quick to respond to a sick elephant the rangers found near Zulu 1. From the wound it seemed that the elephant was shot in the leg with an arrow. The wound was very septic. Dr. Dominic removed all the pus and gave her a shot of IM penicillin. The cow elephant is still in the area with calf and being monitored closely.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Rangers help reslove domestic disputes

Rangers in this photo are responding to a request to remove a violet man from the manyatta in the conservancy. After taking him to the police with the chairman of the manyatta (pictured center) a restraining order was issued to keep him off Ol Choro.