Operation Hirola - Saving Africa's Rarest Antelope
A group of conservationists, pastoralists and Chinese funders have joined forces to save the hirola antelope, the last living representative of a three-million-year-old lineage.
allAfrica, 14 November 2012
While the world focuses on the African Union effort to oust Al Shabaab militants from Somalia, another operation is quietly plugging away along the country's southern border with… Read more »
Relocated hirola in the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy area in Kenya.
The Star, 3 September 2012
One of the world's rarest antelope now has a new home in Marasabit. The Kenya Wildlife Service and the Northern Rangeland Trust have successfully introduced the rare species of the… Read more »
Nation, 29 June 2011
Tana River is sitting on a rich biodiversity and cultural heritage that if properly harnessed could generate billions of shillings from tourism. Read more »
Nation, 25 March 2008
Four poachers have been arrested for trapping and killing Kenya's most endangered antelope, the Hirola, which is threatened with extinction. Read more »
EA Standard, 16 March 2006
On the outskirts of Arawale Nature Reserve in Ijara District, residents keep vigil. They take turns to man all the exits and entries, and visitors to this sleepy district are… Read more »
EA Standard, 29 September 2005
The hirola - a rare species of antelope only found in Ijara District is associated with luck. The community prides in hirola and ostracises anybody who hunts them down. Read more »