Elephant Matters

Month: November 2019

MEP September Report

In September, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Mau De-Snaring Unit rangers along with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) arrested a bushmeat poacher and confiscated 11 poison arrows in the Mau Forest. They also destroyed six kilns, four sacks of charcoal, one pit saw and removed 61 snares. MEP rangers also confiscated 6,410 cedar posts in Loita and 10 podo posts. In total, the Transmara team destroyed 36 kilns in the Nyakweri Forest and 16 kilns elsewhere along with three sacks of charcoal. Snares re… Continue reading.