Poachers sure picked the wrong time to raid Manyara Ranch.
On April 22, some 42 rangers and village game scouts had gathered at Manyara Ranch for three days of intensive joint team training in wilderness first aid, as led by the Sentinel Outdoor Institute, organized by Honeyguide Foundation, funded primarily by Big Life Foundation, . . . → Read More: Learn, Learn… Apply!
Call him Lomunyack.
He’s only four months old, but he already stands over three feet tall and weighs nearly 100 kilograms. He also has a set of conical pre-adolescent horns jutting out from behind his forehead and a series of dashing white stripes down the side of his body. Lomunyack happens to be a . . . → Read More: Big Life’s Baby Eland has one Bizarre Big Brother
Honeyguide Foundation proudly took part in the African Borderlands biennial conference in Arusha, Tanzania March 17-18.
Aiming to conserve the threatened species of elephants and lions, the Borderlands Conservation Initiative has brought together a coalition of Tanzanian and Kenyan government agencies, non-profit organizations, and communities among the critical habitats that span across the two . . . → Read More: Borderlands Initiative Makes Strides in Arusha
Armed with deadly poison and specialized arrows, four poachers entered the Enduimet Wildlife Management Area (EWMA) on January 15. They came for elephants and ivory.
So sure of their tactics, the gang didn’t even bother to bring bows or guns. The poison, according to one source who later came forward to Honeyguide, could kill . . . → Read More: Poachers Nabbed in West Kilimanjaro
We’ve all heard the abhorred numbers.
Up to 10,000 elephants poached for their ivory per year in Tanzania. Some 66% of the pachyderm population in the Selous Game Reserve decimated in the past 4 years. One elephant killed every 15 minutes.
Here is one statistic that hasn’t been reported: zero.
That’s the number of . . . → Read More: Enduimet: Zero Elephants Poached in 2013