Monthly Archives: July 2011

Zanj Elephant Shrew Video!

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Dr9u2QvQGhM” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] A very rare recording of a Zanj elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi) in the coastal forests of Shimoni, Kenya. The elephant shrews represent a unique and ancient lineage of mammals, endemic to the African continent. Although not much is known about their ecology or population structure, habitat loss is rampant […]

Monitoring turtle nesting beaches – GVI Placement

I am currently a GVI conservation intern working for one of our partners Bureni Turtle Watch (a group formed under KESCOM) in Vipingo, Mombasa. Kirsty, the Marine Officer, and I have been working on perfecting this placement for some time making preparations for the future interns who will be placed here. Fortunately I have been […]