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Game Ranch Lifestyles

»Posted on Dec 26, 2012 in Game Ranch | 0 comments

Game Ranch Lifestyles

Adjacent to the Mount Kenya Game Ranch lies a unique and spectacular enclave of exclusive residences. A very private estate nestled into the foothills of Mount Kenya boasts panoramic views across the mighty forests of the Mount Kenya National Park to the majestic snow covered peaks of “Kerinyaga,” God’s Mountain. We have called this stunning estate Mawingu, for Clouds. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about...

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Leopards Galore

»Posted on Jan 26, 2012 in Blog, Game Ranch | 0 comments

Leopards Galore

For the last few months our game scouts have found a number of remains of some of our free ranging animals. The tell tale signs of leopard could be seen in the vicinity of the kills. Footprints revealed there were at least 3 or more different leopards that visited the Conservancy regularly. Of late, they had taken up permanent residence at this most convenient “dinner table”. They obviously had discovered a favorite gourmet food provider: easy to catch gazelles, Llama, even one baby bongo fell prey. Meanwhile, at the adjacent Mount Kenya Safari Club leopard sightings were reported by guests, confirming just how bold these intelligent hunters had become. That did it. Muraya, one of our keepers and expert at trapping, went to work. Within a week he was...

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Article in Destination magazine

»Posted on Mar 21, 2011 in Blog, Education, Game Ranch | 0 comments

Article in Destination magazine

Here is an article published in the March, 2011, edition of East Africa’s Destination magazine, written by Juliet Barnes. “In the vast savannahs of Africa there is a dimension of time and space that is an echo of our own beginnings and which reminds us that we were not born initially to live in the concrete jungle” -William Holden Snakes Suffer Too. Poor old puff adders – nobody likes them. I felt a shard of pity when I heard that they’re supposed to live in hot, dry areas, but nowadays they’re being found on the forested slopes of Mount Kenya. Like us, snakes are victims of climate change. I looked at the stuffed puff adders, amongst many other specimens at The William Holden Wildlife Foundation Education Centre: The African...

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