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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