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Posted: Sep 3 2011, 10:09 AM
Member No.: 2
Joined: 30-August 11
Original post BL 17 June 2011:
Kenyan hated by poachers but loved by animals feted
GATONYE GATHURA, Daily Nation
June 17, 2011
A Kenyan who has saved hundreds of lions, vultures and birds from poisoning became Africa’s top conservationist when she won the prestigious National Geographic Annual Award.
“The award is the greatest accolade I have ever received for my work,” an elated Dr Paula Kahumbu the executive director of the Kenya Land Conservation Trust and WildlifeDirect said on learning of the award on Thursday.
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Thank goodness for women like her who work to save these animals, if left up to most men these animals would all be hunted or killed by now.
"They need to move and have stimulation. They need to be browsing, foraging, socialising. They need to have reason for movement." Pat Derby, PAWS, on elephants' needs.