Samuel Maina · February, 2009

Latest posts by Samuel Maina from February, 2009

D.R. Congo: Chimps are Not Pets

  24 February 2009

The mainstream media is abuzz with news of a 15-year old 200 pound (90kg) chimpanzee that attacked a woman in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. The Ape, which had starred in TV commercials and films had attacked and left the woman, a friend of his owner, in a ‘very serious’ state. Biologists...

Kenya: Urgent Translocation of the Lelwel Hartebeest

  17 February 2009

At the close of 2008, squatters who had been evicted from the Mount Kenya and Aberdare forests about two decades ago in Kenya were allocated plots a section, Sector D, of the expansive Solio Ranch in Laikipia. The 15,500 acres Sector D is, however, home to 480 Lelwel hartebeest ;...