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Ol-pejeta conservancy hosts a grave yard for rhinos

By Dan Kaburu, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, K24-TV.

Published 22 April 2018.

Kenya’s wildlife and rich biodiversity serves a major attraction for tourists who troop to the various national parks and game reserves in their thousands annually to see them in their natural habitat.

However, renowned Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia county offers a rare attraction. We are talking about a grave yard for rhinos.

The area is designated for burying rhinos which died in the hands of poachers who hunt them for their precious ivory due to rising demand in parts of South and far East Asia.

  • Read the original story here. This story is reproduced here as part of the Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellowships, a Space for Giants programme to expand the reach of conservation and environmental journalism in the four countries where we work.