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2009-11-03 05:45:00

Scientists now believe that the two infamous man-eating lions of Tsavo, which allegedly claimed 135 victims during railroad construction in Kenya in 1898, may have only killed around 35 people.  Lt. Col. John H. Patterson, a British officer who killed the lions in December, 1898, claimed the lions killed 135 people in nightly attacks and halted work on the 1898 railway expansion. The Ugandan Railway Company argued that only 28 people were killed, but the detailed description of...

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2009-08-31 06:25:00

According to an AFP report, Kenya's drought is having an impact on the country's wildlife, causing the Kenya Wildlife Service to feed hippos to keep them alive. In Tsavo West national park hippos are dying in large numbers, and other species are being forced to change their diet. About 15 hippos have been found dead in the park within the last few weeks due to the lack of grass to graze on around the pools they submerge themselves in. "For the past one month, the research team has...

2008-10-29 06:00:17

Tsavo Media (www.tsavo.com), a new company focused on the delivery and monetization of niche content to today's digital consumers, today announced the appointment of Sean Percival to the new post of Director of Content. Percival will manage the build-out of Tsavo's vertical properties, including those aimed at men, women, families and sports enthusiasts. He joins Tsavo from Docstoc.com, where he served as Content Manager, spearheading new content initiatives, creating independent...

2008-10-07 06:00:26

Tsavo Media (www.tsavo.com), a new company focused on the delivery and monetization of niche content to today's digital consumers, announced the appointment of Internet marketing veteran Steve Schepke to the new post of General Manager, Tsavo Agency. Tsavo Agency provides monetization services to content providers, revealing new revenue in "undermonetized" and archive content sources. The Agency also encompasses search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO) and search...

2008-09-16 06:00:15

Tsavo Media (www.tsavo.com), a new company focused on delivering highly relevant experiences to today's digital consumers, announced today that it has opened a headquarters office at 2525 Main Street in Santa Monica. At the same time, Tsavo announced that the company has acquired Better, Inc., a technology-enabled services provider in the search engine marketing sector. Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Ben Padnos, the company provides a variety of services ranging from SEO and PPC...

2006-02-13 05:20:00

By Fredrik Dahl TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK, Kenya -- Desperate Maasai herdsmen are driving cattle into one of Kenya's largest national parks in search of scarce water and pasture, threatening its famous wild animals and the habitat that brings the state much-needed tourist revenue. Armed rangers in Tsavo West National Park are engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with red-robed Maasai who have trekked long distances to escape Kenya's worst drought in years. Wildlife officials say Maasai have...

2005-08-26 10:15:00

SHIMBA HILLS, Kenya -- Kenya began moving 400 elephants from an overcrowded reserve on its Indian Ocean coast on Thursday in an unprecedented transportation intended to protect the environment and reduce conflict with local people. The state Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the $3.2 million, eight-month operation from the Shimba Hills reserve would be the world's biggest translocation of live animals. Kenya has 28,000 elephants, many of which are coming into increasing conflict with peasant...

2005-08-25 07:10:13

By David Mwangi SHIMBA HILLS, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya began moving 400 elephants from an overcrowded reserve on its Indian Ocean coast on Thursday in an unprecedented transportation intended to protect the environment and reduce conflict with local people. The state Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the $3.2 million, eight-month operation from the Shimba Hills reserve would be the world's biggest translocation of live animals. Kenya has 28,000 elephants, many of which are coming into...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'