Environment / Kenya / Wildlife

Wildlife threatened at Nairobi park

Wildlife and sheep, ILRI KenyaThe Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has implored the government to urgently consider land usage proposals intended to protect the migratory routes of animals.

Senior Warden at the Nairobi National Park Michael Wanjau, is concerned that with the rapid encroachment of land in areas surrounding the park, animals will soon have no route to pass through when migrating to other reserves in the country.

“It is a natural process for the animals. But now there are a lot of people buying land on the routes they have been using. In about five years we might have a serious problem and so we want the government to help us fix this issue,” said Mr Wanjau.

Read more (Capital News)

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