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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) today fitted one of the more than 30 lions in Nairobi National Park (NNP) with a satellite radio collar to monitor its movement and location.

The early morning exercise was witnessed by KWS Director General Mr. Kitili Mbathi and...

Release: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 13:15
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Kenya Wildlife Service is conducting investigations into the death of a black rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park on Sunday morning.

The five-year-old female rhino fell and died with a dart on the rear back. Rangers on patrol had come across the female rhino which was...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 17:00
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Leading shoemaker, BATA Shoe Company (K) Ltd. has this morning entered into a partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to support the conservation of lions.

Through a conservation campaign dubbed #Footprintsforthewild, the KWS – Bata...

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 14:00
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has the mandate to conserve Kenya’s wildlife heritage in collaboration with its stakeholders. Marine parks contain critical habitats which include coral reefs and mangroves. These habitats are important breeding grounds for marine organisms that...

Release: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:00
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is saddened that in the early hours of this morning, an elephant died arising from a hit by a canter lorry at Kanga station area of the park along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

The report coming from the highway police was received by KWS at...

Release: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 16:45
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has reviewed her parks and reserves entry fees downwards starting November 1, 2016. Thus all entry fees to KWS managed National Parks and Reserves have been capped at USD 60 for adult non residents and Ksh.860 for adult Kenyan citizens.

The...

Release: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:15
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The ongoing drought situation in the country has resulted in dispersal of wildlife from their traditional habitats in search of pasture and water.

This has increased the risk factor of conflict as the wildlife come into contact with the public and human activities...

Release: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 16:00
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Tracking Technology Deployed to Help Keep
Giant Tusker from Crops

Nairobi, September 16th, 2016:
One of Kenya’s largest tuskers has been tted with a GPS tracking collar to allow Kenya Wildlife Service and
their non...

Release: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:45
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Kenya’s preparations for the forthcoming 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP17) have entered the homestretch.

This follows completion of Kenya’s consultative...

Release: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:00
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I am here today to officially launch site preparations for the historic burning of elephant ivory and rhino horn in line with my earlier announcement on February 26th. As you are aware, the Government of Kenya led by His Excellency the President, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, will on...

Release: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 15:15

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