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Habitat preferences, estimated abundance and behavior of tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax sp.) in fragmented montane forests of Taita Hills, Kenya
Published in Scientific Reports 16.4.2022 Highlights of the article Names of trees and woody climbers tree hyraxes are using in […]
Conservation of Mbololo and Ngangao Forests
Text and photos Hanna Rosti 2022 Two remaining “larger” forests in Taita Hills are Mbololo 180 ha and Ngangao 120 […]
AABA conference poster presentation: Distribution, population density and behavior of dwarf galagos in Taita Hills (Paragalago sp.)
Hanna Rosti, Janne Heiskanen, Simon Bearder, Petri Pellikka and Jouko Rikkinen Calls from Mbololo Paragalagos: Read next: Conservation of Mbololo […]
Greater galago, Otolemur garnettii is facing many threats as it adapts to live with along humans in the villages
Greater galagos, also called bushbabies are quite common in Taita Hills. There are individuals that prefer to stay in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]