The Early History of Kenya’s National Parks by Dame Daphne Sheldrick

Posted by on 3-Sep-2013, 10:21 am UTC in Historical | 17 comments

Over 60 years ago Kenya’s first generation of pioneer wardens, Bill Woodley, Peter Jenkins and David Sheldrick, travelled the main...

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Lugard’s Crossing, Joining the South with the North – Tsavo East

Posted by on 9-Nov-2012, 4:45 pm UTC in Historical | 0 comments

In the early 50’s at the beginning of David Sheldrick’s renowned career as warden of TsavoEast National Park many events were taking...

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Rhino Parasites by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick DBE

Posted by on 24-Sep-2012, 10:43 am UTC in Historical, Nature | 2 comments

The Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), a living relic of a more pristine period in the earth’s history, must surely be one of...

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Turning back the Clock on World Rhino Day by Dame Daphne Sheldrick

Posted by on 22-Sep-2012, 12:57 pm UTC in Featured, Historical | 7 comments

On a sunny morning towards the end of 1949, the Founder Warden of Tsavo East National Park, David Sheldrick anxiously awaited the very...

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A Warden’s Ode

Posted by on 1-Aug-2012, 11:20 pm UTC in Historical | 0 comments

Ken Beaten was the first warden of Nairobi National Park, when it was made a National Park in l948. He was a brilliant naturalist and...

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Sheldrick’s Fig Tree

Posted by on 20-Jul-2012, 7:19 am UTC in Historical | 0 comments

Generations ago a magical spot was discovered within Mweiga Estate, a beautiful farm once owned by the Sheldricks in the deep forests now...

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