Volunteering assists, given a second chance for a lucky bull giraffe

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Enterprise Development, Honeyguide News, News|

“We had just arrived back to camp, after a long walk to the abdomen hotel on the mountain. It was around 12 pm when we received the news that juvenile bull giraffe had been trapped in sodium pool (the Sinya old Sinya mines)” Kara Memet start to narrate. Along with the other two volunteers, Honeyguide's

Pitiless poachers leave baby elephant orphaned and alone

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00November 18th, 2016|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

On Thursday 16th of October Athuman Mohamed Honeyguide’s Operation Commander, received a phone call from a Tingatinga community member. They said that there was a baby elephant found wandering alone in Mabona. Immediately and without wasting any time the Enduimet mobile unit went to the scene to confirm the story and find out what had

Honeyguides Meet Honeybees!

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Honeyguide News, News|

Honeyguide staff retreat adventure By Ng’orongo Nyamoni Honeyguide Communication Manager The Honeyguide staff are a close-knit group, more like a family than a group of colleagues. Recently this happy family enjoyed a three-day retreat at the Manyara Ranch. The aim of the trip, according to Damian Bell (Executive Director, Honeyguide), was to relax and refresh

A Gallant Rescue with a Sad Ending

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00August 29th, 2016|Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention|

Young male leopard found in Lake Manyara By Ng’orongo Nyamoni Honeyguide Communication Manager Every day holds new challenges for the dedicated team of Honeyguide rangers working to conserve and protect wildlife in Burunge Wildlife Management Area, a parcel of land lying in the migratory corridor of the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem in Northern Tanzania. The wildlife is

Cheetah, baby Zebra Rescued

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 10th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention|

In recent weeks, rangers in Enduimet have rescued an adult female cheetah caught in a poacher's snare and a baby zebra stuck in a muddy pit near Manyara Ranch. Cheetah Rescue Her right paw ensnared in a poacher’s deadly trap, the cheetah had nothing left to do but to wait and die. Earlier last month,

Volunteers, rangers contain Mount Meru fires

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 9th, 2015|Baraza, Community News, Honeyguide News, Wildlife Protection|

  For nearly two weeks, the flames scorched the forests and foothills of Mount Meru, including swathes of Arusha National Park. The fire threatened hundreds of people and animals.   Nearly every day, however, more than 800 community volunteers and rangers trekked for up to three hours up the mountain to combat the inferno. Honeyguide

The rare sighting & saving of the sacred pangolin

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00October 8th, 2015|Baraza, Community News, Honeyguide News|

At midday, the rangers of Burunge WMA spotted the bizarre creature bumbling over the plains — a pangolin. It’s also called a scaly anteater, a trenggiling, and, in jest, a walking pinecone or artichoke. So rarely seen, the pangolin is believed to be sacred by peoples throughout the world. Unfortunately, this has led to rampant

Baby Wildebeest Saved from the Muck

2021-05-21T11:40:12+00:00September 18th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, Other News|

Neck-deep in water and sludge, the baby wildebeest could only wait to die. On September 8, she had fallen into the Ol Joro Dam, nothing more than a tiny waterhole, but could not climb out. Fortunately, community members discovered her mucky situation and notified rangers nearby at Manyara Ranch. A whole host of community members

Kilimanjaro Foot Patrol Reports for Duty

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00August 28th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Other News, Wildlife Protection|

They trek through Kilimanjaro’s forests and the thick bush of the surrounding savannah. They trek if it is raining. They trek in the scorching heat. They trek so that they might find and capture poachers and other criminals. They are the hardy Kilimanjaro Foot Patrol Unit, a seven-ranger team that walks on regular patrols in

Tusks Recovered on Mount Kilimanjaro

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00July 26th, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Other News, Wildlife Protection|

Late one morning in July, two Honeyguide field officers trekked along the perimeter of the famed Kitenden Corridor, which runs down through the western foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The officers, as led by Pascal Simon, had simply set out to collect data on crop damage caused by elephants among the farms that border the corridor.

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