Counting wildlife before it’s too late
5 days ago, 10:38
Counting endangered wildlife helps evaluate whether their population is growing or the species is heading towards extinction. Factors causing decline include climate change, habitat loss, competition with livestock and even human conflict. Some of the endangered species found in East Africa include the Grevy’s zebra and the reticulated giraffe. Grevy’s zebra are found in the wild in five counties in Kenya — Laikipia (more than 50 per cent), Meru, Isiolo, Samburu and Marsabit — and some parts of ...
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