Lions Eat Another Cow

One of our neighbours large bulls was killed and eaten on our property several days ago.  It appears to have been doing a little secret grazing in the evening when the lion got it.  This is the third lion loss for this particular neighbor in the past 4 months. We have notified the Laikipia Predator […]

Lesser Kudu East of Ewaso but not West?

Lesser Kudu East of Ewaso but not West?

We have Lesser Kudu on Tumaren but interesting enough they are not recorded on Mpala, our neighbor across the Ewaso River with what appears to be ideal habitat. I would be very interested in anyones ideas about why this species remains so localized in northern Kenya.

Unidentified Young Snake

Unidentified Young Snake

Found this young snake under one of our flys the other day as we were taking down camp. Not such a great picture but if anyone has any ideas they would be greatly appreciated. I suppose this image may appear too small on the blog for IDing. Please write should a snake person out there […]

Beginnings

Beginnings

In early 2006 my wife, Kerry Glen and I purchased a 3000 acre property in Laikipia adjacent to the Ewaso Nyiro River. The ranch, which we named Tumaren (dragonfly in Masai), is now dedicated exclusively to the conservation of wildlife.  Since June, with the help of six rangers that we have hired, we have been […]