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#Conservation: Namibian rugby legend Jacques Burger to climb Mt Kenya for elephants

Rugby players led by Namibian captain and rugby legend, Jacques Burger, are heading to Kenya for a charity challenge aiming for the summit of Mt Kenya.

The rugby players, including Mike Ellery, Rhys Gill, Jim Hamilton, Nils Mordt and Ben Ransom, will aim to hike 50km over four days. The will ascend 2,285,m to 4,985m, coping with the high altitude and carrying all their equipment, before finally at the summit they will play the first game of rugby at the peak to raise money for the protection of elephants.