The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Man Walks From Mombasa for the Love of Elephants

Photo: Amboseli Park
Increased poaching to render Elephant population extinct in the country.

A man who started walking since 9th February to raise awareness against ivory trade is about to reach Nairobi. Jimmy Nyamu, the Director of Elephant Neighbors Centre has been walking from Mombasa to Nairobi to protest against the increased elephant poaching witnessed in the last month. The campaign is dubbed "Ivory belongs to Elephants Walk".

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