Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

Dynasties Premiers in America

Jan 17, 2019 | Categories: Lions, Other news, Warriors, Wildlife | 1 Comment

Dynasties photo Attenborough & Shiv copy

Sir David Attenborough's newest documentary "Dynasties" is finally coming to the USA! On Saturday, 19th January, the breathtaking Lions film will go out as the first of the Dynasties series featuring Dr. Shivani Bhalla who was given the extraordinary chance to speak about lion conservation!

The series features five extraordinary animals, battling rivals and the forces of nature for the future of their families. In a rare break from the usual production reel about the making of their documentaries, BBC decided to ask an expert about the challenges lions face in people-dominated landscapes, and how we are dealing with them.  For us, this speaks to the authenticity of the work we do building a future for lions, giving hope to the wo...

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A week in the life of Jeneria

May 18, 2018 | Categories: Community, Lions, Research, Warriors, Wildlife | 3 Comments

Jeneria by Andrew Wegst copy

  Naramat was in trouble. She had wandered into an area in Westgate which would put her on a collision course with some of the camels there. Having heard this grave news, Jeneria's week began by racing there to keep the lioness and the community’s camels safe. Mission accomplished, Jeneria had no time to rest as the very next day - Monday - Nadala killed two cows north of Samburu, and Loeku’s GPS points put him ominously close to the town. Jeneria went with some Warrior Watch men to deal with both of these issues, negotiating for Nadala’s life and keeping a close eye on Loeku’s movements. Switching it up, Jeneria now had to put on his workshop hat. On Tuesday, he headed to pick up conservancy managers from three different areas ...

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Wildlife Enjoy the Samburu Rains

Apr 26, 2018 | Categories: Lions, Reserves, Wildlife | 8 Comments

Namunyak's young cub in the flowers

Samburu has received  a lot of rain in the past few weeks - 185 mm since March - and 133 mm in April alone!  This is a very special time to be here - the river is flowing fast, and grass & flowers are everywhere. It is spectacular. Our field team have had many amazing wildlife sightings over the past few weeks and these are some of our favourite wildlife moments. And the rain continues...

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