A guide on how to get an elephant out of a mud pit

2022-05-04T16:17:38+00:00May 4th, 2022|Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, News, Wildlife Protection|

Late one night last week, the Makame Rangers were alerted by a member of the local community about an elephant that was stuck deep in a waterhole. The rangers found a young bull elephant stuck knee-deep in a pit of mud soup that could not climb out because it was so slippery and the banks

Story Map of Randilen

2022-01-19T09:13:15+00:00January 19th, 2022|Community News, Enterprise Development, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, Wildlife Protection|

The patterns of wildlife that move across the landscapes, how man and wildlife have an interdependence, where man benefits from wildlife, wildlife from man; the exigencies of life in these vast and wild landscapes. Wildlife in Tanzania needs large landscapes in order to survive. They move onto village land that is owned by local communities

Once upon a time there was a buffalo rescue

2021-11-30T19:22:11+00:00November 9th, 2021|Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, Management & Governance, News|

  Where would you like to see wildlife in Africa in thirty or fifty-plus years' time? Will our grandchildren listen to ‘once upon a time’ stories when wildlife roamed the vast plains of Africa or will we leave them the opportunity to experience it, have the ability for their soul to speak to, and touch

It’s a close call for elephant and man

2021-04-24T05:31:48+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, News|

In December 2020 a village member called Mjomba Soinge was herding his livestock home when he came across an elephant, it chased him and unfortunately caught up with him and trampled him. He survived. He was rushed to hospital and admitted with a potential medical bill of around $2000. Randilen Wildlife Management Area swiftly responded

Saving Elephants, Simple Solutions

2020-05-16T08:23:46+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention, News|

Honeyguide is working with local communities to provide simple solutions to human-wildlife conflict. Through the innovative use of basic tools and materials, Honeyguide’s Human Elephant Conflict Toolkit is enabling communities to live peacefully alongside elephants, supporting both conservation and livelihoods. Between 2009- 2014, Tanzania lost 60% of its elephant population to poaching. While most instances

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,

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

Family of lions saved by airborne Coyote II

2020-05-16T08:23:18+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Community News, Honeyguide News, Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention|

Photo Credit: Craig R. Sholley/ African Wildlife Foundation Running in a dead sprint and with spears raised, the warriors had closed within 100 meters of a lioness and her two cubs. The hunt had gone down a dry riverbed within Manyara Ranch. In minutes or less, the 40 or so young men could

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