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The rescue of Bondeni

On the morning of the 4th of February 2019, a newborn elephant wandered into a village bordering the Chyulu Hills. Why a calf so young had been abandoned, remains a mystery. However, we must surmise that his herd was disturbed as they ventured onto community lands, and in the chaos, he was left behind. Given his sorry state, he must have traveled far: His tiny feet were covered in lacerations from the lava fields that jut out of the land surrounding the Chyulus. This precarious terrain presents a hazard for any creature, let alone one with such tender footpads as a newborn elephant. No elephant herds had been sighted in the vicinity, dashing any hopes of reuniting him with his mother....

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Heroes of this Season

The heroes of this season are undoubtedly the people who have bravely battled the flames that have plagued the Tsavo ecosystem. Working with the KWS and other field partners, our teams have responded to the call of duty, responding to more than 35 bushfires in the past five months. ...

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An eclectic group of orphans

While nature pays no heed to human constructs of time, it certainly adheres to the seasons. And so, while we enjoyed unusually bountiful rains in Tsavo for the greater part of this year, we knew there was a dry season waiting for us on the other side. ...

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Aerial Surveillance Report for August 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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Mount Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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SWT/KWS Burra De-Snaring Report for August 2020

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

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SWT/KWS Ithumba De-Snaring Report for August 2020

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

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SWT/KWS Meru De-Snaring Report for August 2020

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

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

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