In late December we caught our first poachers after years of trying. One of our rangers (both of the rangers involved in this capture will remain unnamed here) found a line of 16 snares that stretched about 400 meters. Every opening through the bush over the course of those 400 meters were snared with some […]
Lots of these Variegated Grasshopers around now. Its dry here and they often seem to be around when its dry (or maybe i just hear them better in the withered grass?). These guys travel in small swarms (oftern times about 30 or more individuals). Insects with black and yellow markings are often times poisonous or […]
Here are three short videos of the creatures that visit our compost pile each night: http://www.youtube.com/v/Bn6QsW0Mao0 http://www.youtube.com/v/DpSDQmawBhM http://www.youtube.com/v/_oXWsxgGObs Karisia Walking Safaris
We find Desert Roses downstream on the Ewaso Nyiro River and east of us at lower altitudes .Yesterday though, Kitilla, one of our rangers came to us to say he had found an unidentified plant along our eastern boundary. We were shocked to find that it was a Desert Rose. These incredible flowering bushes, despite […]
Here are the latest images of our friendly Honey Badger or Ratel who has been raiding Parm’s bee hive he has set up behind our offices. Below are the pics Parm got of the culprit. We need to experiment further with baffles and other ways of discouraging our friend from destroying more hives.