Tag Archive: Safety

Mar 17

Hyenas & Stray Dogs, Begone!

Lesser Spotted Genet

There has been much ado in Karura Forest recently over dogs and their relatives. First a hyena was spotted on Kitisuru road in mid-February, and a week later actually seen in the Sigiria block.  We have tried to trap it using a Kenya Wildlife Service lion trap bitted with offal, but other nocturnal animals keep springing the …

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Mar 03

Control Your Dog — Even in Off-Leash Areas

Kitisuru hyena

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Dec 22

Updated Karura Forest Map Now Available

Sep 29

Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs

Dogs on Leash

Dog Walkers in northern part of the main forest Please Take Note. Tara Path together with the new picnic site along the Ruaka River near the Tree Outlook Platform is now an On-Leash zone. The whole of Wangari Maathai Track and Muhugu Trail remains off-leash, for the time being (see map). That still gives you and …

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Apr 25

Useful Karura Contact Numbers

Kenya Forest Service Corp. Okoth . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0721 483017 Sgt. Muturi . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0712 575708 Sgt. Catherine . . . . . . . . . . . 0725 370990 Ag RC Dickson …

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