Simba Team Ziwani Update: 01 October 2004
De-snaring report for October 2004
Patrick Mutuku – Team Leader Josphat Ajot Henry Lekochere Stephen Musyoka KWS rangers
SNARES COLLECTED 437
The areas patrolled were Ziwani, Maktau, Jipe, Lumo and Kishushe wildlife sanctuary, Mzima pipeline, Tsavo River and Oza Isangaipishe ranches.
Snaring in the above areas targets mostly larger animals which was coupled with lamping going on at night, mainly for the smaller mammals. A total of 437 snares were collected this month, 4 poachers arrested and a large number of animals were found dead in snares.
Report by Patrick Mutuku