Hirola Conservation Program:

saving the world's most endangered antelope

Promotes the conservation of the hirola antelope and its fragile habitat in partnership with communities in Northeastern Kenya.

Research

Through the Hirola Conservation Program,we are working to save this critically endangered

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Community Education

The hirola conservation program promotes an intensive outreach program entailing lectures...

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Tracking

You can track hirola online by using the information given at the link below ...

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

GARISSA COUNTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Hirola Conservation program manager and founder Mr. Abdullahi H. Ali has been awarded by the Garissa County Government for his outstanding efforts in biodiversity conservation in Northeastern Kenya.Mr. Ali was awarded for his significant contribution for species conservation in the area..

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TWO COLLARED FEMALES KILLED BY A LION

This female was collared on 14 December 2012 in Burathagoin together with 11491.The collared adult female was preyed on by lions on the first week of August this year. Unfortunately we realized this a week after the animal died and we only rescued the collar..

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COLLARING THE RAREST IN THE REGION

In February 2012, I made a request to Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to fit GPS collars on 10 adult (>3 years old) female hirolas. These individuals would come from 10 different herds and the data provided by the GPS collars would enable me to assess a number of demographic parameters..

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