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04/14

On the 19th of March 2014, Lewa attended the opening ceremony of Ntirimiti Clinic, a project of the Mount Kenya Elephant Corridor. Ntirimiti lies adjacent to the Mount Kenya elephant corridor and over the years has been plagued with numerous cases of human-elephant conflict. Previously in January 2012, Lewa, in... more

03/14

Did you know that rhinos can have best friends? Meet Rosie and Murembo's Calf (MC), two female sub-adult white rhino that share a fascinating friendship. The inseparable pair lives near Lewa's swamp and have formed an intimate bond. They enjoy close contact and often sleep together side by side with their noses... more

03/14

Trends in managing grass productivity and diversity for the benefit of conserved wildlife populations have recently, in a sense, turned to re-inventing the wheel in northern Kenya.  Historically, where vast herds grazed in open grasslands they performed a vital role as tillers and fertilizer’s of the prairie. On the... more

11/14

A four-year-old lion and a 3.6-year-old lioness were today fitted with GPS/GSM enabled collars.  The GPS transmitters make it possible for us to track the animals and as a result discover their movement and activity pattern, preferred habitat, migration routes and other behaviour. This is part of the wider... more

13/13

This week will see the first MSc. by research, a course delivered in partnership with Southampton University, UK, and Marwell, come to Lewa. The course which is one of only a few similar courses offering hands on training in filed biology brings Marwell’s long history of in-situ conservation in Africa together with Lewa's... more

08/13

The greatest responsibility as a parent is to raise outstanding children with great values and ethics, and two-year-old Seya Chandaria's parents are working hard at doing exactly that. The young, affable couple isteaching their daughter the importance of wildlife and environmental conservation by giving her very unusual... more