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Kenyan conservationist bears the weight of elephants on her shoulders

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As Kenya proceeds with the largest ever ivory burn, Raabia Hawa says goodbye to thousands of elephants that she never managed to protect.

Why it makes sense to burn ivory stockpiles in Kenya

Stacks of 105 tonnes of ivory in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. On 30 April Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to the ivory in a public ceremony in order to put it out of economic use. ©Kenya Wildlife Service

In the lead up to 30 April, when Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to 105 tonnes of ivory, a Kenyan conservationist takes a closer look at why it makes sense to burn ivory stockpiles.

Leopard hung up in a tree by another leopard

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A leopard is hung out like prey in an acacia tree after a territorial dispute in Samburu.

Rhino conservation and IVF at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy works hard to protect the critically endangered rhinos of Kenya.

4 photographers show the beauty of Kenya

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An interview with four Kenyan photographers on why they love Nairobi, what inspires them and how they showcase the beauty of Kenya.

Railway route through Nairobi National Park abandoned

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Following opposition from the public, controversial plans that were set to destroy 20% of Nairobi National Park have been dropped.

Another lion killed in Kenya

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has announced the slaughter of yet another lion near Nairobi.

Graphic videos shows moment Kenyan rangers killed Mohawk the lion

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Mohawk, a lion from Nairobi National Park was brutally shot yesterday by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers in an horrific scene.

5 places to visit in Kenya

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Here are just five places that can’t be missed on your holiday to Kenya.

Downtime in Diani

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For a tranquil getaway in a slice of paradise that is quieter than ever, Diani Beach in Kenya is the place to go!

A true bucket list trip to the Maasai Mara

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A photographer is given a second chance at life and uses it to embark on the ultimate bucket list photographic safari to Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

Video: Saving an elephant’s life at Lewa

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A weak and dehydrated elephant is rescued from a muddy well in Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

Discovering magical Samburu

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A first time visit to the spectacular Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.

World’s rarest antelope, the hirola, flourishes under community conservation

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Meet the hirola – an unassuming creature that is the centre of what may be one of the most successful conservation efforts in recent history.

Run wild with the Tusk Safaricom Marathon in Kenya

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Run for charity with this must-do marathon in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya.

Video: Wild and wonderful Kenya

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Enjoy this video that captures the beauty of Kenya.

Peter Beard and The End of the Game

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A meeting with Peter Beard, author of the End of the Game – a provocative tale of the harsh reality of starvation, poaching and hunting in Kenya.

Hollywood stars show their support for elephants

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Leading Hollywood and media personalities will be in Kenya in April to attend a major summit on the illegal trade in wildlife.

Join this great tusker safari to save elephants

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Help to save some of the last tuskers in Africa by going on a safari in Kenya that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the conservation work of The Tsavo Trust.

4 reasons to visit Nairobi National Park

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Here are four short reasons why you should visit Kenya’s Nairobi National Park – the park within the heart of a city.

6 new lion cubs in Kenya

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6 one-month old lion cubs say hello for the first time to safari goers in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.

Kenya makes bold changes to encourage tourism

Elephants enjoying the sun in Amboseli National Park ©Ludovic Hirlimann

The president of Kenya unveils an unprecedented tourism incentive package to attract world travellers back to Kenya.

What to do and where to go on your East Africa holiday

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All you need to know when planning your holiday to East Africa.

Poison destroys another Kenyan lion pride

At least two cubs were killed by the poisoning, and two other cubs remain unaccounted for

The conflict between subsistence farmers and lions continues in the Amboseli ecosystem as a lion pride is poisoned.

Elephant sees puddle of opportunity as clear as mud

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Mud, mud, glorious mud! An elephant bull takes the time for a mud bath.

Celebrating the Day of the Horse in Kenya

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A closer look at horses and zebras in Africa on the Day of the Horse.

10 things you didn’t know about Kenya this Jamhuri Day

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10 things that make Kenya interesting this Jamhuri Day!

Cheetah siblings in Samburu

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Two young cheetahs gain their independence in Samburu!

An Out of Africa love affair

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Angama Mara discusses their Out of Africa love affair with Kenya.

My top ten sightings in the Maasai Mara

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10 iconic sightings in the Maasai Mara!

An African safari in a nutshell

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The ins and outs of an African safari.

10 reasons why you should travel to Kenya

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Here are 10 reasons why Natural Track Safaris thinks that Kenya makes for a perfect holiday destination.

Kenya to destroy vast ivory stockpile

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137 tonnes of ivory is to be burned in Kenya.

When is it safari time?

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When is the best time to go on safari in Africa and where?

Adorable images of a leopard and her cub

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Outstanding pictures of Fig, a leopard from Kenya, and her young son.

Rhino tracking with the poacher that became the protector

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Spending a day with a rhino poacher turned anti-poaching ranger who protects rhinos in Kenya.

Video: Saving Jetta, Kenya’s teenage elephant

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Watch as an elephant is saved from a spear.

Kenya’s 14 Falls now a dumping ground

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The pollution at the formerly beautiful 14 Falls is difficult to comprehend, but locals are taking it upon themselves to clean it up.

A small balloon over a vast Mara landscape

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The view from above while in a hot air balloon over the vast Maasai Mara.

Video: Rhino Dog Squad needs your help

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Kenya’s rhinos are facing a huge poaching crisis, but there’s a team on the frontline fighting back – the Rhino Dog Squad!

Sustainable safaris in Kenya

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Porini Camps offers game viewing experiences in pristine wilderness with the proceeds directly benefitting the local communities in Kenya.

10 photos from Amboseli National Park

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Ten incredible sightings from a dream safari in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.

6 reasons why you should go to Hell’s Gate National Park

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Easily accessible on a day trip from Nairobi, a trip to Hell’s Gate National Park should be on everyone’s Kenyan safari list.

Grévy’s zebras killed in shootout between rival herders

The Grévy's zebras. Seven of this species of rare zebras were Sunday killed during a shootout between Turkana and Samburu herders at the Buffalo Springs Game Reserve in Isiolo County.

Seven Grévy’s zebras have been killed in northern Kenya during a shootout between Turkana and Samburu herders.

How to grow strawberries with elephant dung

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Using elephant dung for fertiliser means that growing strawberries has never been so fun or environmentally friendly than at Sirikoi lodge in Kenya!

The Maasai Mara exceeds expectations

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A photographic safari in one of Africa’s most popular game reserves proves to be even better than imagined thanks to the spectacle of the great migration, the stupendous landscapes and an insight into world that is every predator’s dream.

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