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Below are the latest news headlines for Nairobi of interest to travelers:

  • Goodbye and watch out for PARTHENIUM! – 24 June 2016, 6:15 am
    By Will Knocker: This is East Gate…notice the Parthenium infested road verges… KWS you should be ashamed of yourselves: the dreaded Parthenium is taking over Nairobi National Park & w…
  • Serval – 27 May 2016, 12:28 pm
    By Will Knocker:…
  • Lion Cubs in NNP – 3 May 2016, 7:19 am
    By Will Knocker Pics by Margy Scott: A week or two ago, visitors & I came across Lady Leonie in the Mokoyeti valley.. And what did she have with her? Too sweet for words, though the little cub doe…
  • RIP MOHAWK – 1 April 2016, 7:58 am
    By Will Knocker: Mohawk as a young lion…2009… Portrait of a lion: there are quite a few adult male lions in NNP: they compete,even though they are brothers… Lion life,especially perh…
  • Jackals of NNP – 1 March 2016, 6:27 am
    By Will Knocker: Of the 3 species of jackals, versatile wild canids, in Kenya, the Black or Silver Backed jackal is the most easily seen in Nairobi National Park. A few years ago, there were very few…
  • Dikdiks of Silole – 23 February 2016, 1:09 pm
    By Will Knocker: Dikdiks are fairly uncommon antelopes in NNP, but can be found in the Athi Basin towards the old Cheetah Gate, in their favoured habitat of dry scrub, where they can find concealment …
  • Will KWS really Allow SGR to Destroy NNP? – 20 January 2016, 7:47 am
    By Brian Finch; On the main road in, there were Nightingales singing in the scrub, and others were at five other locations in the north, and on the way to Ivory Burning Site was the first of only two …
  • A Genetic Conundrum: Reedbuck in NNP – 12 January 2016, 7:26 am
    By Will Knocker: A young female Mountain reedbuck. The  NNP  population of this uncommon antelope (30-40 individuals max) poses the question: how is genetic viability ensured in such a small populat…
  • Little Pigs – 1 December 2015, 12:23 pm
    Images by Ian & Sammy Licence:      …
  • Fire in NNP – 15 November 2015, 1:48 pm
    By Will Knocker: A couple of weeks ago at the height of the drought I could see a huge fire in the Park from my home in the Silole Sanctuary… Plumes of smoke drifting towards Wilson Airport What…