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30/10/14

Titilei, a robust white rhino living on Lewa delivered her third calf about a month ago much to delight of the entire Conservancy. While there is nothing extraordinary about a southern white rhino reproducing, according to our resident vet Dr. Matthew Mutinda, Titilei's latest delivery falls slightly short of being... more

23/10/14

Last week on Thursday, our resident Kenya Wildlife Service Vet Dr. Matthew Mutinda received a call from the neighbouring Marania Farm - an abandoned elephant calf had strayed into their property from the adjoining elephant corridor.  To ensure the safety and survival of the calf, a team from Lewa, Kenya... more

23/10/14

Lewa's neighbouring community of Ngare Ndare is severely polluted. As a result, the community suffers from frequent outbreaks of illnesses and often lacks clean and safe water.On the 17th of October, Lewa staff, local administration, the Laikipia Wildlife Forum and other environmental bodies came out to spearhead... more

21/10/14

The Lewa USA Gala, Fall for Rhinos, held on October 8th at The Union Club in New York welcomed 170 guests for a rhino-rich evening. 22 artists generously enhanced small rhinos that were used as centre pieces at the tables and then sold for auction. Attendees came from far and wide. Kathleen Crook, Lewa UK Board... more

21/10/14

In conjunction with Space for Giants and Save the Rhino, Pete, Hollie, Sam, Joss and Jacqs are running the Marathon des Sables in April 2015 to raise money for the welfare of the rangers who risk their lives to protect rhino and elephant in Kenya.  The Marathon des Sables is described by National Geographic as the... more

17/10/14

Every year, conservationists and rhino lovers across the globe set aside the 22nd of September to celebrate this iconic animal.  Look at who came out this year to celebrate the rhino on Lewa!  Black rhinos Nicky, Hope and Kilifi, their keepers, tracker dog Tipper, armed rangers, NRT and Lewa staff... more