Snake bite Seminar in Watamu

Friday 4th to Sun 6th November 2016 Organized by Bio-Ken snake farm that milks snakes for medical research and for the preparation of anti-venom. It provides anti-venom to treat victims of poisonous snake-bite and, with the help of the James Ashe Antivenom Trust (JAAT), it provides it free of charge to those unable to afford […]

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Be Clear about the Cheetah

Dr. Elena V. Chelysheva (PhD) is Project Founder and Principal Investigator of Mara-Meru Cheetah Project Q and A about why we MUST be clear about Cheetahs Can you explain briefly why we need to save cheetah Cheetah as a species survived a genetic bottleneck approximately 12,000 years ago, when only a few thousands individuals were left in the […]

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When you see a Cheetah…

By Femke Broekhuis, PhD Project Director Mara Cheetah Project Kenya Wildlife Trust Don’t: –          Come too close to the cheetahs. Even if cheetahs are used to the presence of vehicles they are wild animals and we need to treat them with respect –          Surround a cheetah on a kill. Kills often attract other predators such as lions […]

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Taita Apalis

BIRD IN DANGER The Taita Apalis is a small songbird found only in Kenya: only in the forests of the Taita Hills. And it can become Kenya’s first bird to become extinct if nothing is done to save its habitat. Today fewer than 200 remain. It is therefore CRITICALLY ENDANGERED – threatened with extinction. If […]

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Rüppell’s Vulture

Marathon runners of the sky Dr Darcy Ogada Rüppell’s Vultures are the marathon runners of the sky.  They soar over huge distances to find their favourite meal of carrion.  When they arrive at a carcass, often together with White-backed vultures, they can strip a carcass bare in a matter of minutes.  They are such highly-evolved […]

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Action for Cheetahs in Kenya

By Mary Wykstra founder of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya Can you explain briefly why we need to save cheetah Kenya holds one of the last remaining cheetah strongholds. Not only are cheetahs a valuable part of the ecosystem, but also cheetahs are one of the most beautiful animals to see. Tourists come to Kenya to […]

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