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The rescue of Olorien

In early June, Masai herdsmen reported a lone calf that was trying to follow their grazing cattle. Rangers from Elephant Aware also spotted the young elephant in the Siana area of the Masai Mara, and reported her presence to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The decision was made to wait and see if she would be absorbed back into a herd. However, several days passed and while a number of herds came and went, she was left behind despite her plaintive cries....

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Ndugu

In the process of helping the orphans transition from our care, we become acquainted with many of the wild elephants around our Reintegration Units. Some we know only from a distance, fleeting visitors who remain on the fringes. Others seem more in tune with our ways and visit us year after year. These are elephants who we don’t just recognise from a distance, but who we consider friends. Ndugu was one such elephant. ...

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Aerial Surveillance Report for May 2020

After many months of rain and 'relative' calm in terms of illegal activities, the month of May saw drier conditions and a rise in illegal activity. Fortunately, our teams remain vigilant and two aerial sightings led to arrests. ...

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SWT/KWS Burra De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Chyulu De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Chyulu Mobile De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Ithumba De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Kenze De-Snaring Team Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Meru De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Mobile North De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Mobile South De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Mtito De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Sobo De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Tiva De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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SWT/KWS Yatta De-Snaring Report for May 2020

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