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                    [Title] => Kenya Wildlife Service struggles to stop poaching
                    [Summary] => 

Kenya's wildlife authority said yesterday it needs help to curb the escalation of killings of the country's endangered elephants and rhinos for ivory tusks and horns.

[DatePublished] => 2014-03-26 04:40:51 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1775177 [AuthorName] => Tom Odula [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1303078 [Title] => Cartel inside Kenya fueling rhino, poaching deaths [Summary] =>

A famed scientist and founding former chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service urged Kenya's president on yesterday to invoke emergency measures to protect the country's elephants and rhinos from a poaching crisis sweeping Africa.

[DatePublished] => 2014-03-20 06:16:05 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1375262 [AuthorName] => Jason Straziuso [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1284297 [Title] => Kenya: Chinese man fined $230K for ivory traffic [Summary] =>

A Kenyan court on yesterday ordered a Chinese man to pay $230,000 in fines or be jailed seven years for ivory smuggling in the first of what will likely be many cases as authorities implement a stringent new law to deter illegal trading in wildlife products.

[DatePublished] => 2014-01-29 05:03:46 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1775177 [AuthorName] => Tom Odula [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 963812 [Title] => Kenyan officials seize ivory disguised as peanuts [Summary] =>

Officials at Kenya's Mombasa port impounded more than three tons of illegal ivory disguised as peanuts for export to Malaysia, the second such seizure there in less than a week.

[DatePublished] => 2013-07-10 04:47:06 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 940144 [Title] => Kenya co. turns old sandals into colorful objects [Summary] =>

The colorful handmade giraffes, elephants and warthogs made in a Nairobi workshop were once only dirty pieces of rubber cruising the Indian Ocean's currents.

[DatePublished] => 2013-05-09 02:07:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1397986 [AuthorName] => Joe Mwihia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 538761 [Title] => American mother, baby killed by elephant in Kenya [Summary] =>

Sharon Brown was hiking with family and her 1-year-old daughter in a Kenyan nature reserve when suddenly their unarmed guide froze in his tracks. Around a corner was an elephant.

[DatePublished] => 2010-01-08 11:21:58 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 534215 [Title] => 4 rare northern white rhinos relocated to Kenya [Summary] =>

Four of the world's last known eight northern white rhinos landed in Kenya on Sunday and were transported to a game park where officials hope the endangered mammals will reproduce and save their subspecies.

[DatePublished] => 2009-12-20 23:43:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 519687 [Title] => World's fastest man adopts world fastest feline [Summary] =>

The world's fastest man adopted the animal kingdom's fastest sprinter yesterday, as Usain Bolt welcomed a new baby cheetah named "Lightning Bolt" into his life.

[DatePublished] => 2009-11-03 04:30:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 487748 [Title] => Kenya calls for end to world ivory trade [Summary] =>

NAIROBI (AP) — Kenyan wildlife officials called today for an end to the ivory trade worldwide, saying a one-off sale two years ago led to a spike in the number of elephants killed in Africa.

[DatePublished] => 2009-07-18 22:01:18 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 407980 [Title] => Kenya's elephants send text messages to rangers [Summary] => OL PEJETA, Kenya — The text message from the elephant flashed across Richard Lesowapir’s screen: Kimani was ... [DatePublished] => 2008-10-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Telecoms [SectionUrl] => telecoms [URL] => ) ) )
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