Greater galagos, also called bushbabies are quite common in Taita Hills. There are individuals that prefer to stay in the […]
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Sagalla, Taita, Kenya – how willingness to help lead to ecological disaster
I visited Sagalla on 13.1.2021 with Benson Lombo and Peter Mwasi. We were looking for tree hyraxes. We didn’t find […]
Kenya Coast Dwarf Galago (Paragalago cocos) in Diani Beach, Mombasa, Kenya
This tiny primate goes unnoticed by perhaps to almost all visitors in Diani Beach. When people see it for the […]
Taita tree hyraxes filmed at night
Enigmatic nocturnal mammals of Taita Hills and their potential role in sustainable eco-tourism
To put is simply; our idea is that ecotourism might be a way to improve lives of local people in Taita Hills. As people would benefit from these species and forests it would be their best interest to conserve these animals and forests. This would lead to win-win situation where conservation of forests would mitigate climate change, increase water catchment and protect thousands of endangered species.
IUCN CRITERIA – populations matter the most!
IUCN CRITERIA FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES CRITERIA IS AS FOLLOWS IUCN CRITERIA FOR SPECIES (IUCN 2012) EXTINCT (EX): A taxon is […]
Video of tree hyraxes filmed at night with night binoculars Tree hyraxes, and other nocturnal animals of Taita Hills Video […]
How to observe nocturnal animals in tropical forest?
Nocturnal animals are still fairly unknown and forest at night is magical It is constant surprise for me how little […]
Critically endangered: Rüppell’s Vulture and White-Backed Vulture in Kenya
Critically Endangered (CR) vultures, Rüppells Vulture and White-Backed Vulture feeding on cow that has been killed by lions in Lumo […]
Tsavo West – land of giraffes, zebras and elephants
Tsawo West is large park, where you literally can get lost (like we did). It is covered with small mountain […]
Nature guide in Taita Hills -Benson Lombo
Guiding tours on the indigenous forests of Taita Hills, including Ngangao, Mbololo, Vuria, Chawia, and Iyale. Also historical sites like […]
Acoustic communication of Taita tree hyrax
Dendrohyrax sp. This article focuses on incredible variable acoustic communication of Taita tree hyrax. If you are interested in other […]