THE VULTURINE GUINEA FOWL OF KENYA

The Vulturine Guinea Fowl of Kenya The Vulturine guinea fowl inhabits much of Somalia, southern Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Kenya. It lives in flocks of 30 individuals in the savanna, dry bush, scrubs, acacia woodland, forest edges, and grassland with trees. Because guinea fowls are hardy birds, they are suitable for…

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THE ICONIC LESSER FLAMINGO OF KENYA

The iconic Lesser Flamingo of Kenya One of the components of a wildlife safari package to Kenya is a well-deserved visit to Lake Nakuru. The well famous and beautiful Lake Nakuru of Kenya is in the province of Rift Valley, which borders the neighboring country of Uganda. This lake is…

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THE ICONIC OSTRICH BIRD OF KENYA

The iconic ostrich bird of Kenya Ostriches have inspired civilizations and cultures for many centuries in Mesopotamia and Egypt. Today, it is found natively in Africa. There are five species of ostriches around eastern and central Africa. The different species are all similar but vary in color and size depending…

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CHEETAHS IN KENYA POACHED FOR PETS

Cheetahs in Kenya poached for pets Awildlife safari in Kenya is never complete without spotting the fastest running animal in the world. Cheetahs, with their lightning speed of 75 miles per hour and striking markings, are one of the most impressive species on the planet earth. Although wild, these magnificent…

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CHEETAHS IN ANCIENT AND MODERN DAYS

Cheetahs in ancient and modern days Anybody involved in the study of cheetahs, the fastest sprinter in the world, would readily agree that pet cheetah is not a new phenomenon. Human beings have been keeping cheetahs as pets and for various other reasons for thousands of years. Historical records indicate…

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CHEETAHS SMUGGLED TO THE MIDDLE EAST

Cheetahs smuggled to the Middle East One of the threats to the biodiversity on earth originates in people’s greed. Worldwide, wildlife trafficking fetches $20 billion. It represents the fourth most lucrative smuggling business after drugs, humans, and arms. The global wildlife summit has been the most active in the recent…

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Cheetah outruns humans and challenges machines The Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, remarkably won the gold medal nine times at the Olympics. During the Olympics in 2016, Usain Bolt made $33 million in appearances, endorsements, and prize money. Following his continued success, Virgin Media, Gatorade, and Hublot were early to sponsor….

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DEADLY DISEASE OF CHEETAHS IN KENYA

Deadly disease of cheetahs in Kenya The survival odds of the beautiful cheetah, the fastest running animal in the world, is in danger. The IUCN – the International Union for Conservation of Nature – lists it as an endangered species. According to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, an organization that works…

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The cheetah conservation projects in Kenya The global cheetah population has declined over the past century by 90% to 7,500. However, this number was simply a guess, given the difficulty of taking an accurate census of the cheetah. The recent estimate puts the number at 6,600. During the last 18…

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THE SPEED AND HUNTING OF CHEETAHS

The speed and hunting of cheetahs Arunning cheetah at its top speed while on a wildlife safari in Kenya is not a rare sight. It is renowned for its incredible speed when in a chase but documentary-makers film cheetahs for the creature’s majesty, and underplay its speed. But the BBC…

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