Entries by David Fernando

Elephants need all the help they can get

“The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?” David Attenborough Total estimated population of elephants in Kenya – 35,000 Africa was home to millions of elephants until the mid 20th century. The 1980s saw the first major wave of […]

Dramatic Elephant Calf Rescue

Elephant Calf Rescue Ol Lentille Conservancy Rangers on routine patrol on October 5 spotted a lone female elephant calf of estimated age 18 months. We searched for her mother but to no avail. Rangers were posted on 24 hour follow-and-observe duty. On October 6 a group of elephant approached the calf, and we thought she […]

Hospital opening September 20, 2013

The Board of the Ol Lentille Trust Kenya met with the Laikipia County Governor and his cabinet to discuss and get commitment to the registration, staffing, and equipping of the Kimanjo Hospital. Excellent meeting and the Governor announced imminent gazetting as a Sub-District Hospital.