Faru Team Burra Update: 01 December 2005
Alex Macharia – team leader Mathew Kiura John Mungai Sammy Odero Peter Wambua John Malonza Ikutha Mwoni 2 KWS Rangers
Area of operation:
The areas patrolled this month included the Ngutuni, Irima, Mublia, Ndome and Lion Hill.
116 SNARES RECOVERED
1 POACHER ARRESTED
Evidence of Poachers The evidence of poaching that we observed during our patrols were abandoned hideouts, felled trees, destruction of shrub vegetation by sue of ironware at Mbulia and the remains of a Buffalo were found at Ngutuni.
Information about the arrested poacher. During the month of December only one poacher was arrested at Mbulia.
Rescue Report We were called to assist in the rescue of a young elephant, in the Lumo area, that was reported to have been abandoned by its maternal herd.
British Army Training The team members were full of enthusiasm at the beginning of the month as they were about to undergo some training from the British Army Peace Support Team. All the de-snaring team members took part in the training course.
Report by Alex Macharia