Ol Pejeta December 2014 – Your Wildlife and Community News

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December 2014
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Dear Friend of Ol Pejeta:
Ol Pejeta Rangers
Refreshed Rangers
To keep our rangers up to date with the latest cutting edge techniques in conservation and security, our Wildlife Management Department carries out a patrol teams refresher course every year in October and November.

This year, over 200 rangers from Ol Pejeta, Mount Kenya Wildlife Estate and Mutara Conservancy attended the course, which was as much about re-training as it was about catching up and exchanging stories from the field.

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Mobile Clinic
This month Ol Pejeta trialled an SMS blast that spread the word of a new mobile clinic.

Over 100 people turned up for treatment as a result. The clinic aims to solve the challenges that community members to the north of the Conservancy face due to sparse medical facilities, and will now be rolled out weekly to service more villages in the region.

> This is how we do it

Ol Pejeta's mobile clinic
Running for Rangers - Marathon des Sables
Running for rangers. Five brave souls take on the toughest foot race on the planet – the Marathon des Sables – to raise money for rangers who put their lives on the line every day to help save black and white rhinos.

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Nero and Pasha Immortalised! Artist Camilla Le May has finished her most recent work – sculptures of Ol Pejeta lions Pasha and Nero – which will be auctioned in the New Year to raise money for the Conservancy.

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Collared lion on Ol Pejeta
Discovering the secrets of lions

With new GPS collars on several of our lionesses, our Ecological Monitoring Unit are now able to identify potential kill sites. This in turn, is helping to protect our endangered herbivores, assist our livestock department, help community livestock owners, and ultimately, conserve lion populations. Get your hands dirty by joining our tracking team!

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Baraka the blind rhino
Jamhuri Day Family Escape!

The honouring of Kenya’s future guardians, and the celebration of a natural heritage; two things Jamhuri Day and Ol Pejeta have in common! To celebrate this, we have extended our KIDS GO FREE offer until December 22nd.

Call our tourism office on +254 (0) 707 187 141 or email info.

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