KENYA

 

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BORN FREE KENYA

Animals: lionsrhinoselephantsprimatesturtles
Work: welfare & captivityconservation / educationpolicy
Managed by: Born Free

Protecting wild animals while working with local communities and partners to raise awareness and change attitudes by mitigating human-wildlife conflict. Informing policies, to ensure a safe and thriving future for Kenya’s magnificent wildlife.

 

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Animals: elephants
Work: conservationeducation

As the world’s longest-running study of wild African elephants, research from the project continues to provide valuable insights into the behaviour, intelligence, social structure and communication of African elephants.

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

 

MOUNT ELGON ELEPHANT MONITORING TEAM

Animals: elephants
Supported since: 2001
Work: conservation

Protecting and monitoring a herd of elephants in the Mount Elgon region.

 

MOUNT KENYA PROJECT

Animals: a diverse range of wildlife, with a focus on elephants
Supported since: 1999
Work: conservationeducation

Protecting Mount Kenya’s unique ecosystem of forests and Afroalpine moorlands, and the wildlife they contain. Working with local communities to minimise human-wildlife conflict, develop education programmes and create an elephant ‘corridor’ between Mount Kenya's forest and the Ngare Ndare forest reserve after the original area was taken over by agriculture.


 

MERU LION HERITAGE PROJECT

Animals: lions
Supported since: 2014
Work: conservation

Tracking and monitoring lions; deploying de-snaring teams and working with communities to nurture tolerance and implement mitigation measures to reduce human-wildlife conflict.

MERU LION HERITAGE PROJECT

 

AMBOSELI WEST KILIMANJARO LANDSCAPE

Animals: lions / leopards / hyenas
Work: conservation

To reduce conflict (loss of livestock and retaliatory killings of lions) and promote co-existence between humans and carnivores. Construction of ‘Smart Bomas’, is a cost-effective approach to protecting livestock from predation at night.

PREDATOR-PROOF BOMA

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