Monthly Archives: September 2008

Three Grevey Zebra dead??….

With only about 2000 of these magnificent Zebras left in the world… Three more gone, is disastrous??… Our Manager has rushed off to the scene west of the base to see if there are any clues to what may have killed them…Any ideas! of what to look for?… Could the same virus that is killing […]

Three Grevey Zebra dead??….

With only about 2000 of these magnificent Zebras left in the world… Three more gone, is disastrous??… Our Manager has rushed off to the scene west of the base to see if there are any clues to what may have killed them…Any ideas! of what to look for?… Could the same virus that is killing […]

The Baby Elephant is very playfull!!

Finally back from our so called holiday with our Spanish friends!! We’re exhausted!! Masai Mara, Baringo, Bogoria, Solio, Aberdares,and Kiwayu at the coast…It was great to be a tourist in my own country… In fact we didn’t see any others… Except a man who told us he had seen some pandas in the Bamboo in […]

Baby Elephant doing well…

Just a quick note to tell you all, that the Baby Elephant is doing well… at the DSWT orphanage… He had an interesting trip in the Helicopter!!! The full story will be out soon… I am still on safari with our Spanish friends…Delayed by an elephant for one hour!!, in the Aberdare mountains yesterday, where […]

Baby Elephant is found down a deep well…

Sadly we received bad news yesterday morning, that one of our scouts found a baby elephant had fallen down a well… Literally 10 hours before the Milgis Lugga came down in full flood, as there has been alot of rain in the Kirisia hills in the last couple of days.. Despite huge efforts to avoid […]

Visiting the the Masai Mara…

Yes I’m in the Mara!!, with three of our Samburu people that have worked for us for many years, and one scout from the Milgis Trust, all kindly invited by a Spanish couple who walked to lake Turkana with us last year, with the camels…These four men have heard me ‘go on and on’ about […]

progress on the fire problem!!

We have had some big fires last month in the Luggas as well, at least 100 Acacia Tortilis trees.. have been lost lost… [please see THANKS to Nature!! to know the value of these fabulous trees] Many were deliberately started by people who said that a leopard/lion had eaten a goat.. What have they achieved […]

SO SAD that one match can do so much damage..

What a shame a match is such an easy and cheap thing to buy!! The destruction that a raging forest fire does is unimaginable, just a single match… Sometimes hundreds of acres of virgin forest is burnt in the hope that the grass will grow for their cows instead… imagine the repercussions… Well the Samburu […]