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Friends of Nairobi National Park Field Trip Video

This little video illustrates the fun and craziness that we get up to – a visit to the Olerai Conservancy in the Nairobi Park wildebeest dispersal area, and installation of a biogas unit at a Masai homestead.

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To Join the exciting group of Friends of Nairobi National Park simply email us on fonnap1@gmail.com, or visit our offices at the Nairobi Park entrance, KWS HQ on Langata Rd , we are right next door to the Smart Card office.

Membership – 1,000 per person per annum, 2,000 per family, 10,000 for corporates.

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March 21, 2011 Posted by | biogas, carbon emissions, Climate change, Conservation, Wildebeest migration, Wildlife | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maasai song and video

No matter what anyone says, the Maasai are one of the main attractions to Kenya.  Its not just their spectacular looks, their fierce ways and their big sky wilderness landscapes…the music penetrates the soul. Listen and tell me what you think

December 11, 2009 Posted by | Lion, Maasai, Parks, Podcast, video, Wildlife | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Poisoning Kenyas lions

It amazes me that an American firm can sell a pesticide so deadly that it’s banned in USA, to Kenyans and say that its needed to solve the perennial food shortage.

Carbofuran is not safe enough for Americans, and not safe enough for Kenyans. Join us at WildlifeDirect, ban carbofuran. For more information on what we are doing about the poisoning of wildlife in Kenya follow our Baraza blog and Stop Poisoning Wildlife blog

November 10, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The study of Zebra butts

The study of zebra behaviour starts with staring at their butts.
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Like a fingerprint, each zebra has unique markings on it’s butt.
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Of course the stripes on their sides are also individually unique
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but then you’d need two photos of each animal to identify it…
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So after taking alot of photos of zebras assess you’d be able to tell who’s who in the soap opera of zebra life and understand why this guy is so mad.
Kenya has two species of Zebra, the plains zebra and the rare Grevy’s zebra. These two species co occur in Northern Kenya where they spend most of hteir time trying to avoid becoming lion lunch.
Shiva Sundaressan and his wife Corinne are studying what makes zebra society so damn interesting. Read their blog Saving Stripes on WildlifeDirect.

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August 14, 2009 Posted by | Conservation, Donkey, Lion, Parks, Wildlife | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment