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THRILLING CONCLUSION TO 2023 WRC SAFARI RALLY IN HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK

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Monday, June 26, 2023 - 14:30

The 2023 WRC Safari Rally reached a thrilling conclusion in Hell’s Gate National Park in Nakuru County in an annual, spectacular commingling of sports and conservation on Sunday, 25th June, 2023.

KWS COMMEMORATES WORLD SEA TURTLE DAY IN A MULTISECTORAL APPROACH TO SAVE ‘THE GUARDIANS OF THE OCEANS’

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Sunday, June 18, 2023 - 18:15

The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage led the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and a plethora of conservation partners in celebrating World Sea Turtle Day, Friday, 16th June 2023, at Nyali Beach in Mombasa.

WWF DONATES AN ASSORTMENT OF PAC EQUIPMENT TO KWS

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Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 22:00

Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) donated an assortment of equipment to KWS on June 2, 2023 at the KWS headquarters in Nairobi.

FOOD DONATED TO COMMUNITIES ADJACENT TO AMBOSELI PARK

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Monday, April 17, 2023 - 10:30

Communities living adjacent to world-renowned Amboseli National Park have been aided with famine relief food in the face of a devastating drought that ravaged the area prior to the onset of current long rains.

KWS NEW BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBERS FORMALLY INTRODUCED TO STAFF

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Friday, March 31, 2023 - 19:45

KWS staff from Headquarters, Air Wing, Central Workshop and Southern Conservation Area were formally introduced to the Service’s new, fully constituted Board of Trustee members, Friday, 31st March, 2023.

TAXIDERMY OF LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO, “SUDAN” NOW ON DISPLAY AT NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 19:45

TAXIDERMY OF LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO, “SUDAN” NOW ON DISPLAY AT NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

The taxidermy of the last male Northern White Rhino (NWR) known to the world, named “Sudan” was Tuesday, March 28, 2023 officially received by the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Hon. Peninah Malonza from Czech Republic Ambassador to Kenya, HE Martin Klepteko and displayed for public viewing at the National Museums of Kenya headquarters in Nairobi.

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT’S DONATION BOOSTS KWS CONSERVATION EDUCATION EFFORTS

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Monday, March 27, 2023 - 14:30

The Japanese government demonstrated their support for Kenya’s conservation efforts through a donation to the Kenya Wildlife Service at the Service’s headquarters Monday, 27th March, 2023.

RHINO EAR NOTCHING AND TRANSMITTERS FITTING

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Friday, March 17, 2023 - 15:00

Rhino conservation in Kenya got a major boost from the just concluded rhino ear notching and transmitters fitting exercise that took place at Lewa Borana conservancy.

The exercise undertaken by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Veterinary and Capture team led by Dr. Isaac Lekolool was done in collaboration with the Wildlife Research and Training Institute (WRTI) and Lewa Borana Wildlife Conservancy.

KWS ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL HOSTS MAMA SARAH, MOTHER TO H.E. PRESIDENT DR. WILLIAM RUTO

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Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 18:15

This morning, Kenya Wildlife Service Ag. Director General Dr. Erustus Kanga hosted Mama Sarah, mother to HE President Dr. William Ruto at Nairobi National Park. During her excursion, Mama Sarah was thrilled to spot and snap a variety of wildlife against the background of Nairobi City.

She applauded the state of the roads in the park and noted how easy and affordable it is to access the national park.

KENYA CELEBRATES WORLD WILDLIFE DAY, 2023

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Monday, March 6, 2023 - 11:30

Kenya joined the rest of the world in commemorating this year’s World Wildlife Day (WWD) under the theme “Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation”. During its 68th session in 2013, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 3rd March as a UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.

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